Lusty Literary
Elements
Chaste
Characters
Hawt
History
Abstinent
Author
Interracial
Irony
100
What "color" is Désirée constantly described as being?
What is white
100
This character's race is unknown so she is blamed for the black blood of her and Armand’s child
Who is Désirée
100
This is where the story is set
What is Louisiana
100
Kate Chopin was born in this decade
What is 1850s
100
Why is La Blanche's name is ironic?
What is because it means white and she is black.
200
What does the pillar represent?
What is strength and security in Désirée's life
200
This character found Désirée sleeping against a stone pillar at the gate of Valmonde.
Who is Madame Valmonde
200
At the time the story was written, how much "black blood" did a person have to have in them to be considered "black"
What is any black blood at all
200
Kate Chopin died in this decade
What is 1900s
200
What is the name of the black person that Armand has sexual relations with?
What is La Blanche
300
What does the letter symbolize?
What is the truth about Armand's life and his heritage.
300
This character's name sounds like ambiguity, hinting at the fact that his race is ambiguous in the story
Who is Armand Aubigny
300
At the time that this story was written, what kind of society was most prevalent in the U.S, regarding the roles of the husband and wife
What is a patriarchal society.
300
This is the number of kids Kate Chopin had
What is five
300
What are two things that Armand lost when he destroyed Désirée's life?
What is his wife, his baby, his self-image, or his "best name in Louisiana"
400
"Armand's dark, handsome face" is foreshadowing of what?
What is Armand's "tainted blood", or the fact that Armand is the one with black blood.
400
This character is the baby of Armand and Désirée
Who is Désirée's baby
400
Interracial relations was widely prevalent between who at this time?
What is slaves and slave-owners
400
Kate Chopin was married to this man
What is Oscar Chopin
400
Why is Armand blaming Désirée for having the "black gene" ironic?
What is because Armand is the one with the black gene
500
Why did Désirée not burn all of Armand's belongings?
What is because she loved him.
500
This character said “This is not the baby!”
Who is Madame Valmonde
500
Chopin attacks the notion that sexual relations between two people of different races is bad. What is sexual relations between two people of different races called?
What is miscegenation
500
This was the first story Kate Chopin wrote?
What is "Emancipation: A Life Fable”
500
What is La Blanche's occupation?
What is a maid (slave)
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