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She lifted her skirts as she crossed the street. When she entered the theater, the play had already begun. A young girl who stood behind the counter asked her if she wished to examine the silky leg coverings.

Short Story: ‘A Pair of Silk Stockings’ by Kate Chopin

The play was over, the music stopped, the crowd flowed outside. She had noted the white table cloths, shining glasses and waiters serving wealthy people.

Next, she went to the shoe department, sat down and waited to be fitted. She wore no gloves.

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She was very hungry. The needs of the present took all her energy. She tried on a pair of new boots. Then he would sense her heartbreaking wish that the cable car would never stop anywhere, but go on and on with her forever.

She felt like lying back in the soft chair and enjoying the richness of it. She herself never looked back to her younger days. It was all very agreeable. She ordered six oysters, a chop, something sweet, a glass of wine dwnload a cup of coffee. During the quiet hours of the night she lay awake considering ideas. a pair of silk stockings pdf download

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A store down the street sold books and magazines. One woman wiped her eyes with a small square of lace and passed Missus Sommers her box of candy.

He could not resolve her worn, old shoes with her beautiful, new stockings. She had sometimes looked through the windows. This would guarantee they would last a great deal longer than usual. The price of it all made no difference.

The table cloths were even more clean and white than they had seemed through the window. Both women lost themselves for a pair of silk stockings pdf download second or two as they quietly praised the little gloved hand. The idea a pair of silk stockings pdf download her little family looking fresh and new for once in their lives made her restless with excitement.

It seemed to her a very large amount of money. It is safe to say there was no one there who had the same respect that Missus Sommers did for her surroundings. Missus Sommers went to wait for the cable car.

They had given her a feeling of satisfaction, a sense of belonging to the well-dressed crowds. There were ladies and gentlemen, who did not notice her, lunching at the small tables like her own. There were a great number of stockings in her size.

Then she picked up her magazine and looked through it. Missus Sommers knew the value of finding things for sale at reduced prices.

He bowed to her as if she were a princess of royal blood. The question si,k investment was one she considered carefully. It seemed lost in her worn old shopping bag. Our story today is called “A Pair of Silk Stockings.

This story was adapted and produced by Dana Demange.

In an empty corner, she replaced her cotton stockings for the new silk ones. She said she did oc mind paying extra as long as she got what she desired. What a very small box it was! She seated herself at a small table.