Study Guide

Desiree's Baby

by Kate Chopin

Desiree's Baby Summary

Overview

Desiree

In "Desiree's Baby" Chopin explores Southern racism and the widespread abhorrence of miscegenation (the mixture of races, specifically the...

(The entire section is 240 words.)

Desiree's Baby Summary

Désirée's Background
''Désirée's Baby'' opens with a brief history of the foundling, Désirée, who was adopted by the...

(The entire section is 550 words.)