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    American Heart Association (AHA) Valvular Heart Disease Guideline and AHA Scientific Statement list new valvular regurgitation as a major criterion (3). Valvular vegetation remains the pathologic hallmark of infective endocarditis. M-mode echocardiography, transthoracic…

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    The second sentence demonstrates a contrast of emotions because she now believes that life has meaning as she feels independent and essentially “free” from her husband. It is important to see her this way because it demonstrates the unexpectedness of her initial reaction. Through the quotation it is evident that Mrs. Mallard believes that one should cherish a life in solitude as it brings newfound freedom and opportunities. As well, the beginning and the end of the story mention that Mrs.…

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    The Story of an Hour is a short story by author Kate Chopin, that was published in 1984. The story was originally published in Vogue, on December 6th, titled "The Dream of an Hour”. Louise Mallard, the main character, has heart problems. Therefore, at the beginning of the text we are told that she must be informed of her husband’s death in a careful manner. Her sister Josephine delivers the news. The reader is also told that Louise’s husband’s friend, named Richards, had learned about his…

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    It is true that at both the beginning and end of the short story, Louise Mallard has the heart illness, however, it is unclear whether or not the illness persists throughout the story. It seems that once she believes that she is widowed, her illness dissipates. For instance, after Josephine is checking up on Louise, Louise states that she is “not making [herself] ill” (Chopin 2). The purpose of this quote is to imply that Louise’s feels her condition is improved because of the loss of her…

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    The Last Resort The Awakening by Kate Chopin was at one time considered to be scandalous by many critics in 1899. Chopin uses the character Edna Pontellier to express ideas, that, at that time, were completely oblivious to American society. Edna, an archetypal woman in society, being that she was married with two children, vacationed at a place named Grand Isle during which she began her awakening period with a man named Robert. Over the course of the book, Edna continued to meet influential…

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    The main characters in “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Stetson and “The Story of an hour” by Kate Chopin are both 19th century women that are unhappy with their husbands and lives. In “The Yellow Wallpaper” a woman is trapped in her bedroom by her cruel husband, and eventually goes crazy due to this and begins to see a woman in the wallpaper. The woman in “Story of an hour” felt trapped by the mundanity of life, and felt free when she discovered her husband had died, but when he…

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    Mallard experience two shocks in one hour, from knowing her husband’s sudden death in a train accident, to her husband’s return home unexpectedly, to make her die suddenly of a heart attack in astonishment. Through a simple storyline, The story of an hour is rich in symbolisms an contain serious subject. This story has meaningful exquisite language, perspective transformation naturally and is innovative, meaningful with a distinctive theme. At the same time, Kate Chopin was good at…

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    After her realization of epic proportions, Louise was in a state of euphoria. However, that soon ended when she spotted her husband at the door. When they finally got Louise out of her room, she walked down the stairs with “a feverish triumph in her eyes, and she carried herself unwittingly like a goddess of Victory” (170). This triumph is due to her ability to be herself now; she feels like she won at life. The goddess of Victory is a reference to Greek mythology. The goddess Nike was thought…

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    money to spend on her. At the end of the afternoon, when she yet has some money in her purse, Mrs. Sommers enters a theater in order to watch a play, which mean this theme is pretty much meaning even though you are having a rough life once you get a blessing enjoy it. In "The Story of an Hour," how you tell someone what happened is almost more important than what actually happened. The biggest concern isn't whether someone lives or dies, it's how you tell a person with a weak heart bad news…

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    Mallard is a passionate and sensitive woman. As we read towards the end of the story , she died by the cause of the emotions .here situational irony was introduced with its ultimate definition as it was used to show that what is expected to happen just sometimes simply doesn 't , The irony was in the kind of the emotions which caused her death. We were introduced to her heart condition which did not make a significant sense in the beginning. However, this heart condition’s nature can be…

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