Women in the 19th Century
The historical context can be very important to understanding a work of literature. Kate Chopin's works are no different. How can we define her as a feminist writer without being aware of the struggles of women of that time period?
This section hopes to identify the major feminist themes of Chopin's works, as well the major feminist movements at the time. Read all about birth control, childbirth, a woman's proper role in the home and more!