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The Storm Characters
Meet the Cast
As discussed in the "Character Roles" section, Calixta is as close as we get to a protagonist or main character for this story. Yet, like all the other characters in this story, she appears for onl...
Is Alcée a nice guy or a tool? That's one of the big questions of the text. It probably depends on what angle you're coming from. Don't automatically place him in the "tool" box just because he ch...
Clarisse doesn't take up a lot of space in this short story; she's mentioned in Section 4, and Section 5 is told from her point of view. Alcée's wife, she is conveniently out of town during the st...
Bobinôt is Calixta's husband and Bibi's father. He's described near the end of the story as the "embodiment of serious solicitude" (3.3), and that seems like a pretty fair summing up of the guy. A...
Bibi is Bobinôt and Calixta's four-year-old son. He's a little smarty-pants. The first line of the story tells us that he knows a storm's coming (1.1) (although there's also an implication that th...
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