The Storm Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The storm is a super obvious symbol. It's involved in practically every element of the story. First off, it's the title. Second, it plays a huge role in the plot, forming the beginning and the end...
Assumption is the small town where Calixta and Alcée met up and shared kisses long ago. It's also, tellingly, where they did not give in to their carnal desires completely – they never had sex t...
With all the whiteness mentioned repeatedly throughout the story, "The Storm" practically reaches Moby-Dick levels. White usually symbolizes purity or chastity, but this story twists it around to r...
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