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- Jan 2023
She could see in the open square before her house the tops of trees that were all aquiver with the new spring life. The delicious breath of rain was in the air. In the street below a peddler was crying his wares. The notes of a distant song which some one was singing reached her faintly, and countless sparrows were twittering in the eaves.
Why would Chopin use such a positive description for such a tragic scene? This description is a large contrast to what the character is feeling in this moment, but what is its intentions? This is worth further investigation.
She would have no one follow her.
Knowing she had a heart condition, why would no one follow her to make sure she is alright? This could imply some foreshadowing of how the character feels.
storm of grief
Interesting and compelling description here. Storms take a while to form and are not sudden which causes further questions about her grief.