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Kate Chopin: A Woman Ahead of Her Time

Summary: A feminist writer during a time in which women had few rights and had to submit to their husbands, Kate Chopin exhibited themes that were ahead of her time. Chopin's short story "Story of an Hour" and novel The Awakening are excellent examples of this, as she explored the themes of woman who rebel against, and become independent from, their husbands. In writing about these themes, Chopin drew upon her role models within her family, her hard life, and her education.

Kate Chopin a Woman Ahead of Time

In the 1800's married women had to submit to their husbands. Woman who got married had no voice with law. This meant their husbands would have to take legal action for them. Wives did not have any rights to their own property, and they would not have right to wages they earn. But these started to change through feminist women who raised their voice against men. Even though the feminist movement started in the 1960's, there were women ahead of this time that were feminist too. In her short story, "Story of an Hour", and novel "The Awakening", Kate Chopin explores the themes of woman rebellion against their husbands, and woman becoming independent from their husbands. Even though Kate Chopin was born in 1850 she was a feminist writer. Kate was a woman ahead of time...

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