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Unformatted text preview: Mike Rosentreter September 22 nd , 2007 COMP111-N82 Dr. Corwell Desirees Baby Often in literature, focus being devoted towards a specific topic can help to gain additional insight towards motivation behind a greater spectrum of thoughts and ideas. Kate Chopin, in the span of only a couple lines, serves to illustrate that point in a tale which describes the tense reality of race relations during the age of slavery. Obviously, these were troubling times, and the relationship between different races was anything but positive. Not even a Fathers love for his child was able to escape the harsh views which dominated this timeframe. Armand and Desiree are the otherwise happy couple and would-be proud parents of a newborn child. That is, until Armand finds out more then he ever wanted to know. One could inquire as to whether or not the story was nothing more then the study of an individual character, or was it the intention of Kate Chopin to dig deeper and make broad points about issues...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course ENGL 110 taught by Professor Corwell during the Fall '07 term at Bucks Community College.
- Fall '07