At the 'Cadian Ball

At the Cadian Ball Kate Chopin s extraordinary Naturalist work The Storm suppressed in her lifetime as well as its prequel At The Cadian Ball The works give us Calixta and her class approved mate Bobinot as well as

  • Title: At the 'Cadian Ball
  • Author: Kate Chopin
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  • Page: 469
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  • Kate Chopin s extraordinary Naturalist work The Storm, suppressed in her lifetime, as well as its prequel, At The Cadian Ball The works give us Calixta and her class approved mate Bobinot, as well as Alcee, the man she truly loved.

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    About "Kate Chopin"

    1. Kate Chopin

      Kate Chopin was an American novelist and short story writer best known for her startling 1899 novel, The Awakening Born in St Louis, she moved to New Orleans after marrying Oscar Chopin in 1870 Less than a decade later Oscar s cotton business fell on hard times and they moved to his family s plantation in the Natchitoches Parish of northwestern Louisiana Oscar died in 1882 and Kate was suddenly a young widow with six children She turned to writing and published her first poem in 1889 The Awakening, considered Chopin s masterpiece, was subject to harsh criticism at the time for its frank approach to sexual themes It was rediscovered in the 1960s and has since become a standard of American literature, appreciated for its sophistication and artistry Chopin s short stories of Cajun and Creole life are collected in Bayou Folk 1894 and A Night in Acadie 1897 , and include Desiree s Baby, The Story of an Hour and The Storm Some biographers cite 1850 as Chopin s birth year.


    1. I liked The Storm better than this story, but without At the Cadian Ball, you wouldn't know the background of the characters in The Storm. So, read this short story just so you can read the better of the two, The Storm.Chopin uses the language of her region to create excellent characters and stories, but this one seems as if it wasn't quite the end of Calixta's involvement in Alcee's life, and it most definitely wasn't.

    2. Written as a prequel for The Storm, At the 'Cadian Ball showed Alcée and Calixta before they were married to Clarisse and Bobinôt respectively. Though Alcée and Calixta have feelings for each other there are already people waiting for their love. Circumstances did not allow them to be together but we will see that the love they have will continue to live in The Storm.

    3. I read these two stories for my major American writers class and they weren't two stories that really stood out for me. They didn't keep my attention as well as some of the other stories that I had to read for that class.

    4. The topic of adultery in this story is magnificent loved the building up to the climax and the fact that cheating seems to be the answer for a happy relationship is so ironically underlined.

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