The Theme Of Inequality In Desiree's Baby, By Kate Chopin

182 Words1 Page
Throughout history, humans have struggled with issues of racism and individuality. In “Desiree’s Baby,” Kate Chopin reveals the struggles of African descendants in the French colonies during the time of slave labor. Chopin portrays the ways in which the gender and economic inequalities are combined with the discriminations of the racist slave culture. The consequences of racism were the primary cause of destruction to Desiree’s family in this short story.
• Chopin emphasizes racism by choosing specific words to symbolize the relationship between light and darkness and he slave on the plantation.
• Chopin demonstrates that variations between the genders and vast discrepancies of wealth to help enforce racism.
• Armand’s pride came before
Open Document