Essays Tagged: "Storm"

Hurricans

drafts to heights of 50,000 to 60,000 feet. Thecumuli become towering thunderheads.From outside the storm area, air moves in over the sea surface toreplace the air soaring upwards in the thunderheads. ... ea surface toreplace the air soaring upwards in the thunderheads. The air beginsswirling around the storm center, for the same reason that the airswirls around a tornado center.As this air swirls in o ...

(2 pages) 143 0 4.2 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Kate Chopin Biography + comments on her writing.

k of happiness in her life, she feels empty. She needs more, but she doesn't know what more is."The Storm," written over a year after "The Awakening," covers much of the same ground. Given the reactio ... covers much of the same ground. Given the reaction "The Awakening" had on the general public, "The Storm" was not published until long after Kate Chopin had passed away. The main character feels disc ...

(3 pages) 155 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Character Analysis within Kate Chopin's Literary Works

searching for a personal identity free from societal pressures and influences. Chopin's works, "The Storm," "The Story of an Hour," and The Awakening, express the women protagonists' quests for indivi ... ity in women and women's rights in a time period where these were unspoken and unacceptable.In "The Storm," Calixta is unaware of the passion and sexuality within her although she is married and has a ...

(7 pages) 266 2 2.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

This one is Story of an hour comparing liberation with other story called " The Storm"

This one is Story of an hour comparing liberation with other story called " The Storm"Liberation "The Storm" and "The Story of an Hour" express the attitudes of two women's rebirth ... ard struggle to find their independence and in doing so the endings are triumphant and tragic. "The Storm" begins on a stormy spring day, with the protagonist Calixta at her sewing machine. She is alo ... Calixta seems to be a bored woman, confined to her duties as a housewife and mother. As the distant storm approaches she is unaware of what the storm brings, her former lover Alcee. Calixta allows Alc ...

(4 pages) 120 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of X-MEN

aceful society between man and mutant.The main characters are professor Xavier, Magneto, Wolverine, Storm, Cyclopes, Rogue, Sabretooth, Misteeq, Night crawler, Phoenix, Psylocke and Thunderbird.The ge ... were all clothed up in black leather superhero costumes. The camera then closes up on the character Storm and she says to the characters around her 'hold on to something' clearly trying to say that so ...

(4 pages) 39 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Kate Chopin and the Cult of True Womanhood. Brief essay in response to "What does Kate Chopin's 'The Storm' tell us about gender roles in the late 19th century?

While Kate Chopin's The Storm serves to juxtapose commonly herald viewpoints of 19th century gender roles, the story's theme ... y held its greatest audience in what was commonly referred to as the Cult of True Womanhood. In The Storm, as well as in many other short stories, Chopin used the literary medium to counter, if not at ... exclusive responsibility of the woman to maintain the household.Despite the counter elements in The Storm, Chopin administers all the ideals of the Cult of True Womanhood. In the story, the protagonis ...

(4 pages) 117 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Breakdown of Relationships in Kate Chopin's Selected Short Stories

lved. The factors in the short stories of Kate Chopin, "The Kiss", "The Story of an Hour", and "The Storm", do in fact lead to the failure of relationships. When coming together in a relationship, hus ... d wish to act upon their desires, as in Kate Chopin's fictional short stories, "The Kiss", and "The Storm", the two main characters show unfulfilled desires with their lives as it leads to the failure ...

(12 pages) 116 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compare the Protagonist of "The Yellow Paper", "The Storm" and "Eveline"

Benavides, SergioLit 24805/30/04Compare the Protagonist of "The Yellow Paper", "The Storm" and "Eveline"Weak neither strong gender does not exist, we all know that. These days we can f ... th excitement and change would do me good", defying what is believed to be true in those days.""The Storm" also is a story that talks about women freedom and their ability to express repressed love an ... e story, is a hardworking housewife, who experienced her 'life-changing' experience one day, when a storm has occurred in their place. The storm in the story signifies the 'turbulent' events that happ ...

(6 pages) 85 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison between Chopin and Gilman using The Storm and The Yellow Wallpaper.

By Lee A. ZitoGilman's perception of her "reality" and Chopin's Calixta in "The Storm," are women who just might have been suffering the same feeling's of depression and routine. T ... ppressed by the male gender. They successfully overcame this suppression through their writing."The Storm" and "The Yellow Wall-Paper" are stories that empower women. Both of the female characters bre ...

(1 pages) 49 2 4.1 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

IN A NOOSE

rriage within this late 19th century society as domineering. It puts women into a subclass. In "The Storm", Bobinôt "was accustomed to converse on terms of perfect equality with his little son"( ... The Doctors in "The Story of an Hour" are all men. Through examining two of her short stories, "The Storm" and "The Story of an Hour" one can conclude that she saw the institution of marriage as a rep ...

(4 pages) 33 1 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Current Events Summary - Hurricane Katrina.

t the cataclysmic effects of a natural disaster can be minimized.Wilkerson, Isabel. "Scattered in a Storm's Wake and Caught in a Clash of Cultures." New York Times 9 Oct. 2005.

(1 pages) 72 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Comparison among African Americans and Women in America.

per to back your husband and family regardless of your opinions.In Kate Chopin's tale entitled "The Storm", Clarisse was following society in being proper by allowing her husband access to her sexuall ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Kate Chopin's "The Storm"

ocieties should keep anyone apart who is of a different race, class, or religion. The theme of "The Storm" by Kate Chopin is that society should not keep two people who have consummate love and passio ... love and passion for each other because of their social status.One of the major events would be the storm. According to Chopin, "Bobinot, who was accustomed to converse on terms of perfect equality wi ...

(4 pages) 103 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analyzing "The Storm."

tting in this story creates the perfect environment for an adulterous affair. In Kate Chopin's "The Storm", Chopin not only creates the perfect setting but also uses the setting as a symbol of the aff ... to Bobinot and mother to four year old Bibi, and Alcee, husband to Clarisse, during a terrible rain storm. The presence of the storm is not merely coincidental. It is the driving force behind the stor ...

(4 pages) 51 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jo Jo

ous writings dealing with love, sex, and marriage challenged the existing supremacy of man. In "The Storm" and "The Story of an Hour", Chopin writes of infidelity and the desire for womanl ... urage women to speak out against their husbands, think for themselves, and live independently. "The Storm," a story filled with sexual energy and passion, contrasts the reserved expression of fe ...

(4 pages) 436 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Kate Chopin's Story Of An Hour And The Storm

Author Kate Chopin has expressed feminine freedom in two of her short stories: "The Storm" and "Story of an Hour". She was the breakthrough author for female independence and human sex ... women who discover their freedom in times where society does not accept women as equal to men. "The Storm" relates love and marriage as a prevention for free full blown passion. "Story of an Hour" rel ... full blown passion. "Story of an Hour" relates love and marriage to unhappiness and repression."The Storm" holds a very symbolic meaning for passion. It affirms feminine sexuality through Calixta and ...

(3 pages) 62 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Complexities of the Non-Complex Black Superhero

fit to tackle the problem of the lack of the back woman superhero. And we have the introduction of Storm into the X-men comics in 1975. Storm of the X-men represents not only a black woman with power ... a black woman with powers but African born royalty. This makes Wallace's statement very relevant as Storm's powers are derived from the Earth.In X-Men (2000), X-Men United (2003), and X-Men: Last Stan ...

(12 pages) 45 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

English 112

at her true love is gone but, she also realizes life must go on.Calixta on the other hand from "The Storm" does not appear to show true love toward her husband Bobinet. She cheats on her husband while ...

(2 pages) 11 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Analyzing the “Storm of Passion”

Kate Chopin in "The Storm" arranges this story in a very dramatic sense. Adultery, the instantaneous crime of passion, t ... ges this story in a very dramatic sense. Adultery, the instantaneous crime of passion, the physical storm, and Calixta's initial lack of concern for her family caught in the storm are all dramatic exa ... shly succumbs to her sexual desires for Alcee in the absence of her husband and son during a fierce storm. Alcee is overpowered with emotions (lust) when he holds Calixta close to his body, despite th ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Journal on The Storm by Kate Chopin (Does The Storm excuse the adultery?)

The storm sets in motion the chain of events that leads to the characters’ adultery. Do you think t ... xcuses the characters in any way from responsibility for their actions?In her short story “The Storm”, Kate Chopin creates a situation where two people give in to their sexual desire with th ... heir sexual desire with the help of the outside setting. Although the threatening appearance of the storm does incite the deep rooted emotion; the couple is not excused from their treacherous act sinc ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American