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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)

The story of an Hour What news does she learn about her husband?

that he is having an affair

NO!

  1. That he died in a train wreck.
  2. That he is still alive.
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In the story of an hour why does kate Chopin compare mrs mallard to a child?

she is comparing her as a child because kids cry themselves to sleep, and that's what Mrs mallard does

Plays
The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

What is the relationship between theme and character in the play everyman?

In everyman except th main character 'everyman" other characters are personified.For Example good deeds,knowledge,death etc.

So because of this personification we can clearly see a relationship.That is the narrator used knowledge,Good deeds, sacraments,death,etc in order to present their own themes

ex:Death(character) conveys death(theme)

The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

Who is the author of 'The Story of an Hour' by Kate Chopin?

Kate Chopin

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The Story of an Hour -what lead the young woman's death in this story?

There are some elements that lead Louise's death. First, in the beginning of the story, Louise is a wife who suffers from "heart trouble," After she learns of her husband's death, she is initially overcome with grief. But quickly she begins to feel a previously unknown sense of freedom and relief. Second, after her own feelings come upon her, possessing her,She become aware of her own desires, enjoying the prospect of being freed from the confines of marriage. Third, when she first utters the words "free, free, free!" she has "abandoned herself." But after that, she relaxes and gains more control over her. As she imagines life without her husband, she embraces visions of the future. She realizes self-assertion is more important than her husband's love. The last thing is that, the happiness Louise gains by this recognition of selfhood is so strong that, when she realizes her husband is alive, she immediately collapses. She could not bear to abandon her newfound freedom and return to life with her husband, so she came to death.

The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

What is the main conflict in the story of an hour?

Society expects all women to do a women's job but she wants to be an independent women.

The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

Climax of The Story of An Hour?

the climax is when Mrs. mallard starts to feel happy about her husbands death. this is theturning point of the story

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What magazine was The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin first published in?

On December 6, 1894 in Vogue. A bit more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Story_of_an_Hour

The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

What is the climax in the story The story of an hour?

at the scene of Brently Mallard's entering the house

The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

Which event is foreshadowed in the first paragraph in The Story of An Hour?

Mrs. Mallard's death

The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

How are the characters of A sorrowful women the story of an hour alike?

It is alike by any way you want it to be.

The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

What is the symbolism in the story of an hour?

The spring and blue clouds represents a new life for her

The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

When did the story the story of an hour take place?

The year of when the story takes place is never given, however it can be assumed that the story is set somewhere in the late 1800s, based on it's publication in 1894, railroads, and views of women.

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The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

What are some examples of short stories written by Amado Hernandez?

"Wala nang lunas", "Kulang sa dilig", "angaw sa isang basong gatas", "dalawang metro sa lupang di-malipad ng uwak", "limang alas,tatlong santo", "ipinanganak ang isang kaaway sa sosyalidad"

The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

What is the irony in the story an hour with abuelo?

dramatic

The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

Why was Kate Chopin skeptical of religion?

Kate Chopin grew up in a matriarchal family, but began to question the roles historically enforced on women. This included the traditional teaching of the Christian religions. Her feminist views led to a lack of popular approval of her writing.

The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

Why does Clark take Georgina to a concert?

To show her everything she has missed.

The Story of an Hour (Short Story)

Who has heart problems in the story of an hour?

Louise

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How do you describe the plot in terms of its exposition complication crisis falling action and resolution in the story of an hour?

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