Similarities Between Desiree's Baby And Desirees Baby

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With a close examination between the two stories ‘Lamb to the Slaughter’, by Roald Dahl, and ‘Desiree’s Baby’, by Kate Chopin, there will be close similarities about a once loving wife toward her husband and a once loving husband towards his wife, now with the husband showing no more interests towards the wife, leaving her in an emotional distress, causing her to act out in a very hollow manner. The similarities that both ‘Lamb to the Slaughter’ and ‘Desiree’s Baby’ share, is the cause that started the twist. When both the main female characters are cast out from their husbands, when the husband had stopped showing love to the wife. When, in ‘Desiree’s Baby’, Armand, the husband of the female protagonist, Desiree, was showing her a face of pure love, as a husband should, especially after their first child, a son, which had no name. But, when son was three months, Armand had changed in mood since the baby was born, to which he wouldn’t even look at her with the same respect. As Chopin describes Armand to Desiree, “When he spoke to her, it was with averted eyes, from which the old love-light seemed to have gone out.”, it’s clear as though something had struck Armand, giving him the feeling of not wanting to see Desiree anymore, and the love he showed was no longer there anymore. When in ‘Lamb to the Slaughter’, it was made clear that the husband, Patrick, did in fact show her a lot of love and respect. When Patrick came home from work, as a police officer, Ms.Maloney, the

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