The Two Storms in Kate Chopin’s story “The Storm"

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In Kate Chopin’s story “The Storm” it talks about love and lust. It speaks of two kind of storm that occurs. These two storms I find to be the central part of the story, and is being represented as a symbol within the story. The first storm is the most obvious one that Bibi and Bobinot are faced with. The second storm isn’t that visible for it involves Calixta and Alcee. Just as like most storms they come and pass.

As the story begins we find Bibi and Bobinot on their way home. They were at Friedheimer’s store; they notice the dark clouds flowing with evil intentions to the west. As its howl pierced the sky they decided to stay until the storm had passed. As Bibi worries for his mother, Bobinot reassures him that she will be fine. Bobinot buys a can of shrimps, which Calixta loves very much. As the storm unleashes bashing the wooden store, Bibi and Bobinot waits till the storm to pass.

Calixta did not notice the storm coming from the far distance. She was to busy sewing on a sewing machine vigorously. As the sky blackens and it started to grow dark, she realized the s...

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