Lilacs by Kate Chopin
Literature

Lilacs by Kate Chopin

“Lilacs” tells the story of a woman called Adrienne Farival who compulsively comes back in the convent where she has spent her childhood, every time she smells the scent of lilacs. While everybody welcomes her, especially Sister Agathe, the Mother Superior of the convent has a completely different reaction toward Adrienne. She is distant and … Continue reading

Freeman’s <i>Old Woman Magoun</i>
Literature

Freeman’s Old Woman Magoun

Old Woman Magoun can be read as a fairy tale. The text contains codes and imagery of the tale. Its characters are contemporary adaptation of the princess, the prince, the king, the wolf, the godmother and the witch. Mary Wilkins Freeman succeeded in creating ambivalence in all the characters. The text was written for self-interpretation, … Continue reading