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Kate Chopin

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The artist must possess the courageous soul that dares and defies

— Kate Chopin


The bird that would soar above the level plain of tradition and prejudice must have strong wings.

— Kate Chopin

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There was a dull pang of regret because it was not the kiss of love which had inflamed her, because it was not love which had held this cup of life to her lips.

— Kate Chopin

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A certain light was beginning to dawn dimly within her,—the light which, showing the way, forbids it.

— Kate Chopin


Who can tell what metals the gods use in forging the subtle bond which we call sympathy, which we might as well call love.

— Kate Chopin

#sympathy #love

She was flushed and felt intoxicated with the sound of her own voice and the unaccustomed taste of candor. It muddled her like wine, or like a first breath of freedom.

— Kate Chopin


She missed him the days when some pretext served to take him away from her, just as one misses the sun on a cloudy day without having thought much about the sun when it was shining.

— Kate Chopin

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So the storm passed and every one was happy.

— Kate Chopin

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To be an artist includes much; one must possess many gifts - absolute gifts - which have not been acquired by one's own effort. And, moreover, to succeed, the artist much possess the courageous soul.

— Kate Chopin

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There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water.

— Kate Chopin

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About Kate Chopin

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[She displayed] what may be described as a native aptitude for narration amounting almost to genius. Her major works were two short story collections Bayou Folk (1894) and A Night in Acadie (1897). The people in her stories are usually inhabitants of Louisiana.

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