Analysis Of The Story ' The Story Of An Hour ' And ' The Necklace '

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The Final Essay
Compare and Contrast

In the short story “The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin and the “The Necklace" by Guy de Maupassan, the main characters are females and house wives. While they have many things in common, one character experiences death, while the other character experienced a life lesson.
The theme of love marriage and life set motion for quilt, freedom and lust in two short stories “The Story of an Hour” and “The Necklace” written by Kate Chopins. “In the story of an hour” by Kate Chopins. In the story the author depicts women lives in the early 1900”s. Unlike the roles women play in society in the mulleins. The two main characters in these short stories were domesticated house wives, who were both oppressed from society. Their lives consisted of daily routines that involved cooking, cleaning, and catering to their husbands. In the short stories the two main characters also had three things in common, they both had no children loving husbands and both stories ended in tragedy.
While reading the stories I also noticed that Mrs. Mallard from “The story of an Hour” and Madame Loisel 's in “The Necklace” both experience conflict within there societies. While Mrs. Mallard strives to surpass her role as a repressed women. Madame Loisels main conflict is based on her materialistic ways because she is a women who values material love over simplicity. To help you understand how both of these women have conflict with their societies I will like to discuss…

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