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...baby’s cradle as well. At this very moment, Armand finds another letter, from his mother to his father where he then discovers that it was his mother, who belonged to a “race that is cursed with the brand of slavery” (Chopin, 1892).
The story ends with this shocking discovery, however Desiree’s racial or familial background is left obscured, but it is understandable that Armand will finally realize that it was not his wife or child, but Armand, himself who was the ‘so-called’ blot upon his family escutcheon. Being a slave owner, Armand’s arrogance and pride is understandable, but the fact that he was so quick to turn cold towards his wife, fails... s Racism, Pride and Love in Desiree’s Baby by Kate...