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The two decide to remain at the store until the storm passes.
He is reluctant to come in and stays outside until it becomes apparent that the storm is not going to let up. Calixta goes over to the window and observes the intensity of the storm, which disturbs her so much she nearly falls.
As the storm increases in intensity, so does the passion of the two former lovers. The sexual encounter between the pair ends at the same time as the storm.
However, they are expecting a more intimidating approach from Calixta, considering how dirty Bibi is from their journey home.
He notes that their well-being is more important than the anxiety from separation that he endures. Clarisse is "charmed" by the letter and is happy in Biloxi because she feels free, as if she were a maiden again.
She explains how although she is "devoted" to her husband, she isn't in a rush to go back to her married life. The story ends with the short line, "So the storm passed and every one was happy". He has an affair with Calixta in the story.
Analysis[ edit ] "The Storm" is a story of sexual desire, a topic not publicly discussed in the 19th century, written in a third-person omniscient point of view.
It filled all visible space with a blinding glare and the crash seemed to invade the very boards they stood upon. Calixta's sexual desire is directly tied to the storm. In the article, "The Kaleidoscope of Truth: A New Look at Chopin's 'The Storm'", Allen Stein explains how some people believe that Chopin supports and defends Calixta's affair as an act of human nature and that women deserve to fulfill to their sexual desires.
Symbolism[ edit ] "The Storm" is a short story that takes place during the 19th century. Chopin's protagonist Calixta is portrayed as the typical housewife, as she was sewing and tending to Bobinot and Bibi's clothes.
Throughout the story there are many symbolic references. Many claim that the antagonist of the story is the storm. In an article of "The Storm," it says: At the end of the storm, the narrators says: They both experienced that intense passion that their relationships were missing. White is also used throughout the story to describe Calixta's skin and her bed.
The reference to her skin is used to show her innocence. Calixta's body "know[s] for the first time its birthright", meaning that even though she is married and has a child, she is obviously not innocent but she is now aware of the pleasure that her body can achieve with a different man. By stating how "the storm passed and everyone was happy" at the end of the story, it signified how the affair was not something looked at as a negative.
Throughout the story, Calixta was described to be heavenly through pure and "white" symbolism. Being that she was described this way, it can be said[ by whom? The affair was made to seem natural and pure, which can also symbolize how the structure and confines of marriage can be unnatural.
As Maria Herbert-Leiter suggested, "through this story, Chopin seems to be arguing for human passion and desire, but not at the cost of marriage. After all, the two couples end where they began—happily married. The plot is clear enough, but the story is missing important detail relating to the setting.Kate Chopin's The Storm is a risque short story set in late 19th-century.
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Kate Chopin’s “The Storm”: Analysis The setting in this story creates the perfect environment for an adulterous affair. In Kate Chopin’s “The Storm”, Chopin not only creates the perfect setting but also uses the setting as a symbol of the affair.
"The Storm" is a short story written by the American writer Kate Chopin in The story takes place during the 19th century in the South of the United States, where storms are frequent and dangerous.