Kate Chopin Literary Analysis

174 Words1 Page
Secondly, Kate Chopin expresses this theme through references to nature. Thunder strikes and “creamy lilys that the sun invites”. Alcée is like the sun, a steaming hot creation and Calixta is a “white flame”. We can see each of their actions are guided by the storm. Looking at the storm from a reality standpoint, putting ourselves in front of a window we could see that the storm is a frightening affair. Clashing, banging, each thunder kisses the ground again and again. However the approaching storm does not make Calixta afraid, nor does it worry her. Instead, she chooses to simply close the doors and windows and then go outside to gather the hanging clothing before they get wet, with not a dread of uneasiness on her mind. As she steps onto

More about Kate Chopin Literary Analysis

Open Document