Désirée's Baby by Kate Chopin

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From a reading of "Desiree's Baby," what makes the reader think at first  that Armand will be a good husband?

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In the exposition of Kate Chopin's story, as she prepares to visit Desiree and her baby, Madame Valmonde recalls when Desiree herself was a baby, a foundling at the plantation. She also recalls the day, eighteen years later when Desiree stood in the same spot and Armaud Aubigny drove by and fell in love with the girl,

The passion that awoke in him that day, when he saw her...

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