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Need an argumentative essay on Research activity. Needs to be 2 pages. “The storm” contains some ideas related to our current study. Kate Chopin lived in the period of time when women had to mandatory ‘display high standards of good conduct.’ The community immensely cherished and believed in principles of good quality and general women purity. Women did not possess strong liberty comparatively to men in expressing and exercising their sexual requirements. Unlike her former works, the “storm” is laden with sexual issues. Sexuality was far from being a subject of discussion and deliberation when she penned the short story. This is why it failed to get published in the course of Chopin’s lifespan. In this work of fiction, she extends her capability over the prevalent themes evident in her work. A storm springs from the suffering which female characters undergo in earlier works. A physical storm exists inside and outside Calixta’s house. The storm is symbolically used to unravel the innermost feeling of Calixta who is the protagonist (the main character). Chopin uses physical storm to cover the vulgarity of the sexual affair between Calixta and Alcee. The couple carries on with their affair without getting embarrassed. In the story, female characters share their grievances as a whole (Chopin 76).

Kate Chopin makes use of the written word of literature to campaign for women’s rights in the society. In this short story, she had to use the symbol of a storm. Had she directly used it, she would have “awfully diverted from the stipulated rules of the society.” The relationship between Calixta and her husband Alcee is used purposefully. It signifies the possibility that there would come some time when the common women would be freed of her burden. This is illustrated by the fact that their affair is peaceful. However, there comes a time when Alcee starts ignoring her. This casts light at the marital dissatisfaction present during that time, even now. Religion is also challenged. The story is set in………..


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