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    only leave us to wonder how much of this story is fiction and how much is personal experience. Indeed, Louise Mallard and Kate Chopin’s lives are very similar and ironic. Louise’s life began once she came to the realization that she could live for herself. During this “hour” she felt true joy and freedom, but her life ended abruptly as her husband walked through the door. Like Mrs. Mallard, Chopin’s writing career began once her husband died. She wrote a few collections of short stories, but when

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    The Differences in Josephine and Mrs. Mallard of Kate Chopin's The Story of an Hour "'Free! Body and soul free!'", Mrs. Mallard kept whispering. One person's ultimate freedom may be seen as a tragedy to another. Kate Chopin illustrates this idea in "The Story of an Hour." The story is set in the nineteenth century. Chopin uses the death of Mr. Mallard to show the reader Mrs. Mallard's deep feelings. In the story, Josephine and Mrs. Mallard are sisters. Although the women come from the same background

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    Selfish Mrs. Mallard in The Story of an Hour Kate Chopin’s story, "The Story of an Hour," may seem to be about Mrs. Mallard’s unexpected and ironic reactions to the news of her husband’s untimely death due to a railroad disaster. At least that’s what I thought when I read the story. It seemed to me that she led a normal life with a normal marriage. She had a stable home life with a kind, loving husband who cared for her. She seemed to love him, sometimes. She had some kind of "heart trouble"

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    of feminism were seen in this story through Louise Mallard's reaction after the death of her husband. I will prove that the repression Louise Mallard felt was so intense she would rather die than spend another day in servitude. Also I will cite an example of how the author's feelings of repression were seen through Louise Mallard. After Louise Mallard received the news of her husbands death from her sister and husband's friend, Richards, a new beginning was about to be embarked upon. She was

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    The Story of an Hour

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    “The Story of an Hour” By Kate Chopin “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin describes the thoughts and feelings that are depicted in a single hour of the life of Louise Mallard after hearing that her husband has been killed in a railroad accident. As the story begins we are told that Mrs. Mallard is afflicted with a heart condition so the news of her husband’s death is broken to her gently by her sister. Mrs. Mallard’s initial reaction, upon hearing of her husband’s death is one

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    the story, but the most common one to be used by many others is the Open Window that represents many things that shows outside, by singing birds, treetops, blue sky, but we will get to those soon. Irony is used as a tool, because even though Mrs. Mallard dies in the end, she thought her husband was dead and she was not the only one, even the readers of the story were shocked by it. In “The Story of an Hour”, it shows Symbolism and Irony samples in the story that you can find them everywhere. “She

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    Illinois Beauty, Nature and Wildlife

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    there will always be some type of wildlife near you. Land animals such as the wild turkey and the white-tailed deer can be found in the thick of Illinois’ forests. Also, there are many types of birds that you can see soaring through the sky, like the mallard duck. If you cast a line, you are likely to catch a fish such as a largemouth bass, channel catfish, or bluegill. Running, flying, or swimming, you can find land animals, birds, and fish living among their environment. Wild Turkey Throughout history

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    Comparing Silko's Yellow Woman and Chopin's Story of an Hour In the stories "Yellow Woman" and "Story of an Hour", both women were under the subjection of men. They were depicted as weak, loving the men of domination, but wanting to escape the men's shadows. In Silko's "Yellow Woman", the confusing western-type setting of dry, hot alkali-white crust dirt, rivers, and horses with the contrast of modern day mentioning of trucks, schools, and jello set the tone. The narrator's desire to seek

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    paper seeks to examine its significance to the whole development of the story. Description Kate decisively uses description to pass her message to the intended audience much to the understanding of it without much struggle. The reaction of Mrs. Mallard was captured as vivid as possible. her heart failure and the response to shock, the physical and mental challenges people with heart failure go through. In her second paragraph for example, Kate captures the image of the place the news was broken

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    Mallard Emotions

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    can result uncomfortable to read because of the ambivalence of Mrs. Mallard emotions. What is she feeling? Reader’s interpretation can convey between two hypotheses. On the surface, she is afflicted, on more deep analysis she is just glad to be free. Chopin uses this same interplay of love and female independence as a demonstration of the ambiguity of Mallard’s marriage. Intentionally, the story starts with a reference to Mrs. Mallard heart vulnerability. Author’s allegation to “heart trouble” (Chopin)

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