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Desiree's Baby

Summary: Essay provides an analysis of the story "Desiree's Baby."
"Desiree's Baby" is not a mere tragic short story by which a reader may be entertained by its ironic and catastrophic ending. It is a story of a crime and brutality against women of all generations to come, depicting vividly how a woman may suffer and conceal her anguish for the sake of others. It is a story of innocence slain mercilessly by the unscrupulous power of harshness that directly governs human societies.

This power which manifests itself through male supremacy is indeed very obvious throughout the entire story. It is Armand Aubigny who best represents this power, `a boy of eight' at the beginning of the story, who once sees a nameless woman fells in love with her. It is initially revealed that all the men in his family have fallen in love the same why he does `that was the way all the Aubignys fell in love, as...

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