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Compare and Contrast Essay The Storm by Kate Chopin and Confessing by Guy Maupassant are both sexual in content and deal with moral issues but each leave the reader with a different experience Good Both stories deal with moral issues concerning sex Most readers would agree that it is morally wrong for a married man or woman to have sex outside the marriage Most readers would also agree that it is morally wrong to accept money for sex although Celeste did not take cash for sex she just exchanged it for bus fair on several occasions The reader can tell that both stories are in an earlier time period by the names of the characters The means of transportation is another clue that sets the stories in approximately same time period give or take ten or fifteen years The transportation in both stories was by horse The imagery in both stories is another similarity When reading The Storm or Confessing the reader can visualize the setting In Kate Chopins The Storm the reader can see and feel the storm coming In Guy Maupassants Confessing the reader can visualize the mother and daughter milking the cows The beast rises slowly first on its forelegs and then with more difficulty raises its large hindquarters which seemed to be weighted down by the enormous udder of livid pendulous flesh The reader can picture a huge cow bloated with milk primed for milking You can visualize but it is obvious that the imagery is a little more complex in The Storm The reader experiences different feelings from these stories even though they both contain moral issues sexual in content When reading the story Confessing the reader senses moral issues from the beginning to the end There is not sympathy regarding the characters only judgment of values The judgment starts at the confession and when the mother wants her daughter to keep the pregnancy a secret to save even
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