Thursday, 12 July 2018


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“Désirée’s Baby” is Kate Chopin’s short story, set before the American Civil War, about a baby and a racial crisis between a husband and wife. It has always been one of her most popular stories. Read here.

The author emphasizes three controversial subjects in her short story: racism, prejudice, and marriage. One of her purposes was to expose the inequities of prejudice and female subjugation. Here you can read the story.

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