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Kate Chopin's The Story of an Hour

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In the era in which this short story was written, marriage was viewed differently as

people view it today. Chopin is probably expressing her view on marriage through the

character of Mrs. Mallard and her actions upon discovering that her husband had just past

away. This was a time where woman were considered second hand citizens compared to

men and where men may have voiced their autority and influence on their wife, not really

giving them a chance to have their own oppinion. Where in Mrs. Mallard's case may have

caused her to bottle up her negatiive feelings of her husband.

Chopin does not write much on how Mrs. Mallard felt during the marriage but she

hinted that she was not very happy with it, she mentioned, "And yet she had loved him

sometimes" (Chopin 537). It seemed that they had a rocky relationship, if she had only

loved him sometimes, and in a time where divorce was practicly unheard of and

considered an abomonation, the only way out of an unstable marriage was through the

death of a spouse. So when she had recieved the ...

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