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Ironic Death in The Story of An Hour by Kate Chopin

Summary: Irony found with in Kate Chopin's short story The Story of an Hour. This short story portrays the feminism of women in the 1800's with situational and dramatic irony about the life and death of the main character, Louise Mallard. Louise Mallard is faced with the death of her husband, Brently Mallard, and must look at the new possibilities of being a widow, with her own personal freedom. Through Chopin's use of situational and dramatic irony, she is able to provide an eerie unpredictable twist at the end.
Kate Chopin's The Story of an Hour is about the mental process of a woman goes through after discovering her husband's death. This short story portrays the feminism of women in the 1800's with situational and dramatic irony about the life and death of the main character, Louise Mallard. Louise Mallard is faced with the death of her husband, Brently Mallard, and must look at the new possibilities of being a widow, with her own personal freedom. Through Chopin's use of situational and dramatic irony, she is able to provide an eerie unpredictable twist at the end.

The first irony found in this short story was Louise's reaction to the death of her husband. Louise is devastated by the though of being a widow and the death of her beloved husband. She appears to be helpless and lost with...

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