Write an essay in which you explain why you believe Desiree had to die. Why was, and in some ways still is, skin color such an importance? The wonder was that he had not loved her before…. You are commenting using your Facebook account. The reader is kept guessing for most of the story, and even when he or she believes that the answer is clear, a twist occurs just as the story ends. Alternately, if you believe that Desiree had other options which she simply did not identify or consider, then make that argument.
You are commenting using your Twitter account. Given this inconsistency and volatility, explain why Desiree might love Armand, and explain why Armand is so inconsistent in his emotions and treatment of others. Yes, this is a story, but I wonder how many people this actually happened to back in the day when slavery was still around. The wonder was that he had not loved her before…. The Awakening and Selected Short Stories.
When he frowned she trembled, but loved him.
Alternately, if you believe that Desiree had other options which she simply did not identify or consider, then make that argument. Armand Aubigny initially treats the slaves strictly though after the baby was born he became more relaxed.
You are commenting using your Twitter account. Is Armand an albino?
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I was just a bit confused with this story on this aspect. These thesis statements offer a short summary of different elements that could be important in an essay but you are free to add your own analysis and understanding of the plot or themes to them. To me, this shows the evil in humanity on the discrimination of other humans based on skin color. Create a free website or blog sesay WordPress.
By continuing to use this website, you gaby to their use. In a letter to her rresponse, Desiree writes that she cannot live and that for that reason, she must die. The body really is an important part in not only literature, but history as well. It was interesting to me that it was automatically assumed that this had to do with the mother, Desiree, and nothing to do with Armand, the father.
The reader is kept guessing for most of the story, and even when he or she believes that the answer is clear, a twist occurs just as the story ends. When he smiled, she asked no greater blessing of God.
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All quotes contain page numbers as well. I cannot be so unhappy, and live. This entry was posted on October 18, at 5: If you choose the latter, be sure to explain how the story would have been different had Desiree lived.
What makes me question this story is obviously white and black are two different colors, so how did Armand not know he was black? To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.
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Finally when Desiree wrote to her mother and her mother told her to bring the baby and to go back home she did just that. You are commenting using your WordPress. Later, though, he reverts again to abusive behavior. To this day, this is still an issue, and it is just sad. What does Armand say? You are commenting using your Google account. Her statement was obviously charged with emotion, but one may contest whether death was the only option available to Desiree.
It fascinates me how the color of a persons skin had defined who a person was.
Notify me of new comments via email. Although by the time her vindication occurs it is too late, the prejudiced Armand learns that it was his mixed parentage and not that of his wife which produced their mixed-race child whom he detested and rejected. Once they had their child things start to get rough between them, the reason being, the baby was born black. Essaj in your details resopnse or click an icon to log in: The wonder was that he had not loved her before….
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