The Machine That Won The War Analysis

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Aliens, Love? How is it possible that these two absurd things have anything in common? Well, it is indeed possible. The reason that this is possible is because of the two short stories, “The Story of an Hour” and “The Machine That Won the War” written by Kate Chopin and Isaac Asimov.
Well, let us start with the characters. The characters from “The Story of an Hour” are Louise Millard (AKA Mrs. Millard), Brently Millard (Husband of Louise Millard), Josephine (Sister of Louise Millard), And Richards (A friend of Brently Millard).
Now, let us analyze the characters. Louise Millard is the main character, whom has heart diseases that is very dangerous. Brently Millard is Louise Millard’s husband, who is believed to have died from a train crash.
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The characters from “The Story of an Hour” are tense, and quite emotional. The similarities of the two stories are that some of the characters have the same characteristics. Like Josephine and Max. They both are calm and relaxed until something misfortunate happens, then they freak …show more content…
The use of irony in “The Story of an Hour” has a rather high content in it. Like, for example when Louise just happens to have a heart diseases when her husband is “dead”. Another example is when Louise realizes that she doesn’t need her husband anymore, and she dies at the end of the story. Another example of irony is Brently is “dead” in the beginning of the story, yet at the end Brently enters the house, unaware that he is dead. The irony I
The use of irony in “The Machine That Won the War” isn’t very high. There only a few examples that I can find in this intriguing story. One of the few examples is when Max is trying to quit smoking, yet towards the end of the story, Max lights a cigarettes. The second, and last piece of irony I can find in the story is when John Henderson flips a coin towards the end, indicating that he made all the changes based off a flip of a couple of coins.
Now, the similarities and differences in the irony between both of these short stories. The differences of the irony in “The Machine That Won the War” is all about a giant computer, while in “The Story of an Hour” the irony is about a man dying and a women realizing that she is

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