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Essay | The Story of an Hour: An Analysis of Mrs Mallard Thoughts and Feelings

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of The Story of an Hour.
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The Story of an Hour: An Analysis of Mrs Mallard Thoughts and Feelings

Summary: Analyzes the Story of an Hour, a short story by Kate Chopin. Provides a character review of Louise. Explores how the character's thoughts and feelings conflict with her actions.
In the short story "The Story of an Hour", Kate Chopin describes an hour of a woman, a new widow seems to be, who incidentally recognizes a new free life and enjoys it just in a short moment; one hour right after getting a news of her husband's death in an accident. She has everything and nothing all in the same moment "an hour." The author delves into Louise's thoughts and feelings, and they surprisingly contradict her initial description of her. It is this intimate look at Louise that reveals the true cause of her death.

The first description that Chopin gives of Louise is her heart trouble. The author uses the article "a" in this phrase to emphasize that Mrs. Mallard suffered from a very specific aliment, not just "heart trouble" in general. The particular disease...

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This section contains 497 words
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