Summary of Ripe and Fig Essay

In the essay Entitled Ripe Figs by Kate Chopin the main Theme addressed is the relationship between Maman Nainaine and Babete. It compares the impatience of the youth with the patience of the older people. Chopin also shows a comparison between time and nature. The author also addresses the struggle against time. Time always seems to take longer when waiting for something to happen such as figs in the essay.