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  • Louise's Marriage
    312 words
    Kate Choplin's, 'The Story of an Hour,' is a short story of harsh irony. As the story unfolds; it is an emotional rollercoaster. The story deals with real issues such as life, death, marriage and freedom. Louise and Brently Mallard's lives would change forever in just sixty minutes. The freedom would alter their marriage and personal relationships. Brently's friend, Richards, came across an article in a newspaper with his name in it, written above it was 'killed'. Brently was killed in a disastr...
  • Symbolic Of Louise's Life Of Freedom
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    The Story of An Hour In 'The Story of an Hour,' Kate Chopin uses characterization, symbols, and conflicts that suggests that in certain situations, the death of a loved one may be a blessing. Such situations may include an abusive relationship, or an unhappy marriage, as this story suggests. In Chopin's story although the circumstances might lead the reader to believe that Louise's husband's death would cause her great pain, ironically, when she hears the news, she feels a great sense of relief....
  • Louise
    431 words
    "The Story of An Hour " By Kate Chopin The main character in this story is Louise Mallard, a delicate woman whose life is changed with the announcement of her husbands' death, delivered by her sister and a family friend. Louise receives the news with overwhelming grief and tears where others would have been shocked into disbelief. Her grief is short lived as she begins to imagine her future alone. Any burdens Louise had felt were lifted at her thoughts of being free to live for herself. As she s...
  • Letter From Louise
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    "Her name is Louise Pierce. She was born in 1770. She is able to perform all tasks around the house. Louise will be sold as a single slave today and I start bidding at five dollars". That was the last thing Louise heard before my husband Thomas and I, Sarah bought her as our slave. Louise had no idea that she would be working a very low wage at all hours of the day. She was required to wake up at 6 am, prepare breakfast followed by doing the wash until lunch, which she prepared. After lunch, Lou...
  • Louise's Reaction To Her Husband's Death
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    In Kate Chopin's short story 'The Story of an Hour,' there is much hatred. The first hatred detected is in the way that Louise reacts to the news of the death of her husband, Mr. Mallard. Before Louise's reaction is revealed, Chopin turns to how the widow feels by describing the world according to her outlook of it after the bad news. Louise is said to 'not hear the story as many women have heard the same. ' Rather, she accepts it and goes to her room to be alone. Now the person reading starts t...
  • Louise's Reaction To Her Husband's Death
    506 words
    The Story of An Hour: Irony In Kate Chopin's short story 'The Story of an Hour,' there is much irony. The first irony detected is in the way that Louise reacts to the news of the death of her husband, B rently Mallard. Before Louise's reaction is revealed, Chopin alludes to how the widow feels by describing the world according to her perception of it after the 'horrible' news. Louise is said to 'not hear the story as many women have heard the same. ' Rather, she accepts it and goes to her room t...
  • Louise And Brently Mallard
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    A Woman's Aspiration For Freedom Essay, Research Woman's Aspiration For Freedom In? The Story Of An Hour, ? a short story written by Kate Chopin, the desire for independence from male domination was illustrated. This theme represents a common sentiment from oppressed women in the nineteenth century. Louise Mallard, the protagonist, reveals her true feelings about her marriage to Brently Mallard. After hearing the news of her husband's death, Louise weeps not for her loss, but for her freedom. Th...

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