Bayou Folk

Cover of book Bayou Folk
Categories: Nonfiction

Short fiction by Kate Chopin, a nineteenth century American author of short stories and novels. This work being a prelude to Chopin's great novel, “The Awakening” (1899) reflects the duality of the au


thor’s position: she is bent on glorifying a woman’s thirst for independence from the one hand, and understands intuitively the losses the “birth” of a new type of person involves, from the other hand. She was one of the first who touched upon the question of woman’s sensitivity as a part of female identity.

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