Feminism In The Story Of An Hour By Kate Chopin

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Feminist analysis draws on and also has influenced every other literary theory: its applications intersect with gender and class, sexuality, race, ethnicity, psychology literary form and post-structuralist.”(Donald Hall (199)). The field of feminism is a contestable that nature captures the dynamism and excitement of recent development in theory as a cultural and critical phenomenon. For over years women have been aiming to establish equal rights and legal protection against patriacarial abuse. In the early 19th centuries, women’s movement was growing criticism about the predominance of white, western heterosexual women and their concerns as they affected women’s history. Feminist argued that the power relationship between men and women is …show more content…
Stated in Kate Chopin “The Story of an Hour”, “It was not a glance of reflection, but rather indicated a suspension of intelligent thought”(Chopin 130) proving that she did not only vision herself, she thought about other women that would also support her intelligent idea yet she can’t really stand up for her belief because of the society. Kate rebels since she is fed up with the way society looks at women. The reason Kate is relieved that her husband died is a result of noticing how men are consistently decides the choices of a women and when she heard the news of her husband’s death, she sensed independence once more “When she abandoned herself a little whispered word escaped her slightly parted lips. She said it over and over under her breath:”free,free,free!”(Chopin 130), by saying, “free free free” she was indicating ,women in the world since she gets the idea of feeling trapped, yet they have no other choice then to feel relieved when they’re gone in behave of the way they treat women. Women were completely controlled by men, at times women grew up thinking they had one role in life and that is to find a husband, reproduce and spend all their life serving for them, still a few didn’t believe this, yet society forced them to be ordered to be hence which is why they rebel. Jane steps out of her role by cause of being tired of always being a trophy wife “ There would be no powerful will bending hers in that blind persistence with which men and women believe they have a right to impose a private will upon a fellow- creature”(Chopin 130). Meaning that she’s going to continue to do what society wants her to do instead she’s going to do what she wants to do she’s going to follow her own will instead of the one society chooses. Societies are the

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