Chopin the storm

1. “The Storm” is written as a sequel. Do you believe it can stand alone? Why or why not?

2. Does Bobinot love Calixta? If so, how does he show it?

3. Does Calixta love Bobinot? If so, how does she show it?

4. Chopin writes that “there was nothing for [Alcee] to do but to gather her lips in a kiss.” True?

5. Why does Calixta show little or no guilt about her act of adultery? Do you believe it will be repeated?