Kate Chopin is an all-American author known for her restricted views on women during the nineteenth century. During this time, people had very limited views about women, that they didn’t have a voice. A woman was believed as only being a servant to her husband. In Chopin’s stories “Desiree’s Baby” and “The Story of an Hour” she portrayed how these unrealistic views affected these women and their marriages.
In “Desiree’s Baby”, Chopin Shows how the racial prejudice along with the class system affects the protagonist, Desiree. In this story, Desiree lived in a society where marriage was the goal of every woman’s