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The Calm before the Storm The main idea of my essay is that by the use of the narrators point of view the setting and the characters one can easily see the connection when comparing the title to the content of The Storm by Kate Chopin It seems apparent that Miss Chopin clearly wanted to compare the passionate moment shared between two past lovers to the power and energy exerted by a passing storm And instead of simply writing about how their moment was like a storm the whole story itself becomes the embodiment of The Storm The first part of Kate Chopins story begins with an exposition where the reader is introduced to the characters of Bobinot and Bibi the husband and son respectively of Claxita the main character In these first few paragraphs the reader is given a glimpse into the personalities of the father and son and it soon becomes apparent that along with Claxita the images of a perfect family are taking form The authors use of the third person narrative allow us to witness Bobinots loving feelings towards his wife which are displayed by the simple gesture of purchasing her favorite can of shrimps making it very difficult to condone Claxitas betrayal during the next few paragraphs Its as if Chopin wanted to set up a scene that best represented the saying the calm before the storm In the second part of Kate Chopins story the reader is better acquainted with the main character Claxita As her husband and son settle themselves to wait out the storm in town Alcee a man from Claxitas past happens by just as the storm begins its rage Offering him shelter from the torrents it soon becomes apparent that their attraction towards each other swells with the storm It is during this episode where Chopin best describes their union and the characteristics of the storm outside where the reader can easily see the
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