The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

The Story of an Hour is a short story by Kate Chopin. In this category, you can learn all about the story, from characters and setting to mood and theme.

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The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

What is the moral of The Story of an Hour?

Before it’s too late, we should give importance and show love to our love ones for we do not know the time or the hour that they will be taken away from us.

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What is the mood of the short story The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin?

Sad

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What is an analysis of the short story The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin?

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The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

Climax of the story of an hour by Kate Chopin?

The climax of "The Story of an Hour"is when Mrs. Mallard begins to feel joyful over her renewed life. Since her husband is no longer alive, she can be set free and start over, which is symbolized by the spring time. This is the climax, because it leads to what happens to her, which is death.

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The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

The creation by igorot folktale short story?

The CreationIgorotIn the beginning there were no people on the earth.

Lumawig, the Great Spirit, came down from the sky and cut many reeds. He divided these into pairs which he placed in different parts of the world, and then he said to them, "You must speak."

Immediately the reeds became people, and in each place was a man and a woman who could talk, but the language of each couple differed from that of the others.

Then Lumawig commanded each man and woman to marry, which they did. By and by there were many children, all speaking the same language as their parents. These, in turn, married and had many children. In this way there came to be many people on the earth.

Now Lumawig saw that there were several things which the people on the earth needed to use, so he set to work to supply them. He created salt, and told the inhabitants of one place to boil it down and sell it to their neighbors. But these people could not understand the directions of the Great Spirit, and the next time he visited them, they had not touched the salt.

Then he took it away from them and gave it to the people of a place called Mayinit. These did as he directed, and because of this he told them that they should always be owners of the salt, and that the other peoples must buy of them.

Then Lumawig went to the people of Bontoc and told them to get clay and make pots. They got the clay, but they did not understand the molding, and the jars were not well shaped. Because of their failure, Lumawig told them that they would always have to buy their jars, and he removed the pottery to Samoki. When he told the people there what to do, they did just as he said, and their jars were well shaped and beautiful. Then the Great Spirit saw that they were fit owners of the pottery, and he told them that they should always make many jars to sell.

In this way Lumawig taught the people and brought to them all the things which they now have.

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The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

What is the resolution in A Hour With Abuelo?

problem

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Plot of the story of an hour?

the little green men

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Book Reports
The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

Summary of the Refund by Fritz Karinthy?

The thread of the one act 'Refund' itself is very interesting.A man about 40 is returning to his old school and demands to refund the tution fees paid by him 18 years back for the reason that the education gave to him never proved useful and he is now no good for anything

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Where is the setting in the story The Story of an Hour?

Soviet Russia

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Doctor Who
The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

Who are the characters in The Eleventh hour?

Elephant = Horace (Given in text)

Rhino = Thomas (Given in text and name tag)

Swan = Ingrid (found using card code and her cards)

Pig = Oliver (Given in text)

Mouse = Kilroy (Given in text and name tag)

Zebra = Eric (Given in text and name tag)

Cat = Alexandra (Given in text)

Crocodile = Sam (Given in text and name tag)

Tiger = Maxwell (Given in text and name tag)

Giraffe twins = Cora (Given in text) is the one in pink and the other is Clarice (found using red bingo numbers in basic alphabet code (a=1), and relating it to the small numbers to the right of the bingo board)

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How is The Story of an Hour an example of naturalism?

Kate Chopin uses naturalistic tones in the The Story of an Hour, when the wife looks outside her window. She relates nature liveliness with her new found freedom, with the death of her husband

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What is literary devices from The Story of an Hour?

***imagery***- scene outside the window; something new approaches her

symbolism - open window, closed door, spring, clouds w/ patches in them as the light

comes through

personification irony - she finds the relief in Mallard's death but becomes heart-broken in the end, as

a result of the fact that he's alive

metaphor - like the goddess of Victory- descending the stairs (she subjugates society;

society decreases in her independent life)

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What is the symbol in the story of an hour by Kate Chopin?

there are many, the "roomy" and "comfortable" chair. the open window symbolizes the freedom she has now and the patches of blue sky symbolize the new life she has now and how its getting better

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What is the theme in 'The Story of an Hour' by Kate Chopin?

The theme is the importance of freedom.

It is about letting go and breaking/being free.

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The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

How does the title The Story of an Hour relate to the story?

The title \"The Story of an Hour\" is significant given the fact that the action of the story takes place within an hour.

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What do you know about Marcus from reading the story?

he recently left the narrator

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The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

Who or what is Mrs mallard's antagonist in the story of an hour?

mr darwin.

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The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

What is the theme of The Story of An Hour?

* The theme is the importance of freedom. * It is about letting go and breaking/being free.

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What happens to Mrs Mallard when she learns the truth about her husband in the story of an Hour?

Mrs. Mallard is happy that she is free, but then dies of disappointment when she finds that she isn't.

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What is Mrs Mallard's happy reaction to her husband's death in Kate Chopin's The Story of an Hour a reflection of?

Mrs. Mallard's happy reaction reflects the political struggles between male dominance and female independence due to the patriarchal society of the time.

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What is The resolution of the story of an hour?

When Mrs. Mallard dies.

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Books and Literature
Literary Terminology
Short Stories
The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

A story set on actual events?

Little Red Riding Hood,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, I mean, Erin brockovich

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A Rose for Emily
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What does the house of Emily and Emily herself symbolizes?

peace and hospitality

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Fables and Folklore
Fairy Tales
The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

What the story of how pilandok became a sultan?

how pilandok become sultan

pilandok is the daughter of poor woman and when he was big there is word that go inside in his mind to be a rich. pilandok is a brilliant person he thought to kill a sultan he call the sulatan that no mind he said that the honey bee house is a good exercise for your muscle and the sultan is smile because in his mind his muscle will going big.pilandok say just punch it when im far ok and the sultan agree and when pilandok is far the sultan punch it and the bee go out side and the bee kill the sultan.when the bee go back in their house pilandok get the money of the sultan and the important things of the sultan and pilandok become a sultan........

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STORY BY:hazel d. Torres

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The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

What does the message of the story rip van winkle?

Don't trust a little man who knows your name...

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