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"story of an Hour" Analysis

Summary: An analysis of "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin strongly suggests "carpe diem", meaning seize the day, along with living your life to the fullest. Author, Kate Chopin, uses symbolism, metaphors, personification, similies and irony to help the reader through this bittersweet story. uthor,
The main theme to this short story relates a lot to the saying, "carpe diem", meaning to seize the day, along with living your life to the fullest with out any constraints. Along with the theme, there were several basic literary terms that I've noticed a lot and those are symbolism, metaphors, and irony, similies and personification. The story starts out right away describing Mrs. Mallard having a heart disease, and how the news of her husband's death couldnt be brought up to her in an easy manner. Once Mrs. Mallard was told the news about her husband from her sister Josephine, she immediately started to weep. "She did not hear the story as many women have heard the same, with paralyzed inability to accept its significance." (Chopin, 1). This passage shows Mrs. Mallards guilt and little posession of faith mostly because she realized...

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