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Essay | The Freedom That Never Was

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The Freedom That Never Was

Summary: "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin. Analysis about the story of a woman who is battered to submission in her marriage and wants freedom desperately.
The Freedom That Never Was

"The Story of an Hour" was written by Kate Chopin in the nineteenth century. This story takes place in Louisiana. Although at first Mrs. Mallard seems to be a dutiful and devoted wife, upon closer examination she is seen as a person who is confused, depressed, repressed, and self-assertive.

In the beginning of the story, Louise Mallard appeared to be frail but dutiful, and devoted by the way she was addressed as "Mrs. Mallard." There seemed to be a loving relationship between Mr. Mallard and Mrs. Mallard. As a result, coupled with the bad condition of her heart, great care was taken, in breaking the news of her husband's death to her as gently as possible.

Nevertheless, Mrs. Mallard portrays confusion by her reactions to the news of her husband's death. Upon hearing about his deadly accident, "---she wept at...

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