Summary Of ' When One Door Closes, By Alexander Graham

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“When one door closes, another opens” by Alexander Graham is a common phrase and Mrs.Mallard experiences the phrase as the news of the death of her husband forced her upon this path. Mrs.Mallard knows that the death of her husband is saddening but looks forward to the life she will live for herself where she will need to only look out for herself and no one else. Mrs. Mallard opens the windows as a sign of the new door and the freedom she will experience living for herself. Mrs.Mallard for the first time experiences freedom and see the world in a new perspective that she did not see before her husband 's supposed death. Mrs.Mallard see the world with more life and takes in the atmosphere of life around her and as the narrator describes Mrs Mallard was “ drinking in a very elixir of life through that open window” (Chopin 1). Desiree’s Baby Armand belongs to a family that has massive power and wealth that was built out of owning slaves working on a plantation. Armand’s wealth put him on top of the social hierarchy and thus Armand had to keep a good appearance to stay on top thu...

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