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    The name of this story is “The Story of an Hour.” This book was written by Kate Chopin on April 19, 1894. It was published on December 6, 1894 by Vogue magazine. Kate is considered to have been a forerunner of feminist authors of the 20th century. I believe the intended audience would be women who might feel trapped in their current situations. This story tells about the feelings Mrs. Mallard had toward her husband's death. At first, she was truly upset about his death. After thinking about it, she decided that her marriage wasn’t everything she once thought it was. Without him she wouldn’t have to fight or be held down. She could do whatever she desired to do. It was extremely freeing to her that she could make her own decisions for her…

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    In this short story analysis I have chosen the Story of an Hour written by Kate Choppin, it was published in 1895. This short story sets in the Mallards house; the story is named the story of an hour because it follows all the turn of events in the story that all happen in one hour. This one hour also happens to be the last hour of Ms. Mallard’s life. The story begins when Josephine, her sister breaks the news to Ms. Mallard of her husband Bentleys’ death. Ms. Mallard is overwhelmed with grief…

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    The setting in "The Story of an Hour" was used to devolp the theme of the story. Louise Mallard is seeing the greatness of spring as she looks out her window. As she focus on the beauty of Spring she gets a feel of the new life it will bring her. The social environment of the story shines light on Mrs.Mallard who had recently discovered her husband has died in an railroad accident. The setting takes place in the 1900's during the day. This story taking place in the nineteenth century where women…

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    In the opening of “The Story of an Hour?” by Kate Chopin, we are introduced with the death of Brently Mallard whose wife, who also has heart trouble, is about to hear the saddening news. On the other hand, in the concluding paragraph, the doctors conclude with the wife’s death from heart disease, “of joy that kills”. Therefore what is ironic is the fact that in the end the wife turned out to be dead and not the husband, Mr. Mallard, although throughout the story Chopin made it seem as if the…

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    “The Story of an Hour.” The ending of Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” is ironic because the doctors do not understand the true reason for Mrs. Mallard’s death. During the time of Mrs. Mallard’s death, wives honored their husbands and were supposed to spend the rest of their lives with them. Mr. Mallard loved her husband but at times she did not. Within that one hour Mrs. Mallard wanted her husband dead so she could live freely. It is clear from the imagery of the story that Mrs. Mallard…

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    There once was a time when women were to be married, have children, and tend to their husband’s needs. A time where divorce was unspoken of. The main characters in “The Story of an Hour,” by Kate Chopin and “The Yellow Wallpaper,” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman are prime examples of this type of marriage. Within “The Story of an Hour” and “The Yellow Wallpaper” the wives are trapped in their marriages- like many woman- but Mrs. Mallard experiences what it feels like to be free while the narrator…

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    “The Story of an Hour," written by Kate Chopin in 1894, is one of the most popular short stories in literature. “The Story of an Hour” is related to woman’s role in society back in the late 19th century, and the story shows relationship of a wife and husband’s, and freedom for the woman. The main character in the story is named Mrs. Louise Mallard, who seems unhappy with her married life and with her husband Brently, and she has some health issues. Mrs. Mallard health issue leads to death of…

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    Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” is a short story that covers one hour of Louise Mallard’s life. Throughout this hour the main character, Mrs. Mallard receives some shocking news that is certain to change her life. In the story, the reader is able to see the effect that such new has on Mrs. Mallard and the attitude she has toward the situation. Will this change her life for better or for worse? The story points out the seriousness of women's oppressive lives during that time period and…

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    “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin briefly recounts the tale of a frail, old woman, Mrs. Mallard, who learns of her husband’s unexpected death. Feeling relieved by the freedom widowhood affords, she quickly overcomes her heartbreak. However, as she is overcoming her heartbreak, her husband returns, and her heart breaks, causing her to drop dead on the spot. “The Story of an Hour” is a short story that, as promised, takes place over the course of an hour. The rapid pacing of the story gives…

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    were used as communication devices in early Native American tribes. They are also used for things like super heroes. A child can quickly identify their idol and hero with that certain symbol. Irony is something that is portrayed but is opposite of what it really means. For example, irony can be found in a McDonald’s worker giving a speech about child obesity. It wouldn’t make sense because McDonald’s has been proven to give young children obesity. In the short story, The Story of an Hour, a…

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