The Locket

The Locket A young woman gives her true love a soldier her locket before he goes away to war Promising he will always keep it safe when the locket returns but the young man does not the young woman s world f

  • Title: The Locket
  • Author: Kate Chopin
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 249
  • Format: ebook
  • A young woman gives her true love, a soldier, her locket before he goes away to war Promising he will always keep it safe, when the locket returns but the young man does not, the young woman s world falls apart.

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    About “Kate Chopin

    • Kate Chopin

      Kate Chopin was an American novelist and short story writer best known for her startling 1899 novel, The Awakening Born in St Louis, she moved to New Orleans after marrying Oscar Chopin in 1870 Less than a decade later Oscar s cotton business fell on hard times and they moved to his family s plantation in the Natchitoches Parish of northwestern Louisiana Oscar died in 1882 and Kate was suddenly a young widow with six children She turned to writing and published her first poem in 1889 The Awakening, considered Chopin s masterpiece, was subject to harsh criticism at the time for its frank approach to sexual themes It was rediscovered in the 1960s and has since become a standard of American literature, appreciated for its sophistication and artistry Chopin s short stories of Cajun and Creole life are collected in Bayou Folk 1894 and A Night in Acadie 1897 , and include Desiree s Baby, The Story of an Hour and The Storm Some biographers cite 1850 as Chopin s birth year.

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    • Fantastic short story about the loss of a beloved soldier and the time he spent wearing his love's most precious earthly possession. Great story.



    • Think I would've liked this short story if it was a little longer. It feels underdone somehow.Still, not a bad tale, and I did like the brief shift in perspective from the soldiers to a watching blackbird.


    • Four confederate soldiers are talking over the fire while waiting for orders. They are asking about Edmond's locket, and a soldier named Nick says that is is a Catholic token to protect Edmond. The latter agrees because it has protected him all this time, although it is a locket given by his lover Octavie. It contains a picture of her parents and the date they were married.When Edmond is resting, he dreamt of Octavie and is ashamed that she will see him in such a poor condition. He also dreamt o [...]


    • Inspiring story !!"Some people are born with a vital and responsive energy. It not only enables them to keep abreast of the times; it qualifies them to furnish in their own personality a good bit of the motive power to the mad pace. They are fortunate beings. They do not need to apprehend the significance of things. They do not grow weary nor miss step, nor do they fall out of rank and sink by the wayside to be left contemplating the moving procession.Ah! that moving procession that has left me [...]


    • A short story about war, love lost, and love found. This story can often be found online, or in collections of Kate Chopin stories such as The Awakening and Selected Stories


    • A normal fairy-tale love story except that in the end you understand the author tricked you somewhere. A soldier and his beloved who gifts him a locket which is invaluable to her. The story revolves around the locket. It was good,a nice romantic story. But just good,nothing more nothing less.



    • A locket, the horrors of the Civil war and the hardship of those who wait. Love the clarity of Chopin's prose.


    • This is a nice sweet, simple story, and I've arranged my thoughts into a haiku:"Loss comes easierWhen faith is misplacedAnd fantasies fly."


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