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1 + “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin

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2 + Kate Chopin She is one American writer of quick stories and novels. Chopin wrote around issues concerning women long prior to the feminist movement. She had actually a cost-free independent spirit. Chopin did not treatment much around the strictly rules the society. Similar to her protagonist, Chopin’s husband died unexpectedly. She mourned and felt his loss; however no sooner go she embrace her independence.

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3 + evaluation Plot (closed): In one hour, we meet Louise Mallard who learns about the fatality of her husband from a train crash. She is sad and in despair; but no sooner go she realize her freedom. However, her “supposedly” dead husband mirrors up suddenly and also she dies out that shock (not joy). Characters: Louise Mallard (major) Brently Mallard, Josephine, Richards (minor) Setting: - Place: The Mallard’s home - Time: an hour (around 1894)

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4 +. Themes: - The concealed joy of independence. - Time (in such a short period, for this reason much deserve to happen) - Words and also Communication (the way news is delivered is much more important 보다 the news itself) - death (the an alleged death of she husband made she alive and also cheerful; however when that turned the end to be alive, she died.) Narration: 3rd person omniscient (the narrator takes the reader right into the mind and feelings of Louise)

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5 +. Structure: The shortness the the story and also the shortness that the paragraphs fits the topic of the story. The entirety story takes place in one hour. Style: Poetic because of: (a) The repetition of words: “free, free, free!” (pg 2) (b) The repetition of unit volume & sentences: “life can be long” (pg 3) (c) Alliteration: “the sounds, the scents, the color” (pg 2) Tone: Sadness combined with joy and fear. She is sad in ~ first, but then she is afraid to it is in happy: “something comes to her and also she was wait for it, fearfully.”

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6 +. Exposition: The news of the fatality of the husband in a train crash. Climbing action: Louise cries and grieves the fatality of she husband. Climax: She start to feel joy about her very own independence: “free, free, free!” fallout’s action: Josephine knocks on her door and Louise measures out of she room, feeling triumph. Dénouement: The “dead” husband reflects up and Louise dies.

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7 +. Conflict: Internal dispute (within Louise). She is relieved that her husband died, but she is fear to feel that joy. Foreshadow: The cite of “heart trouble” in the start foreshadows she later fatality of love disease. Irony: - Situational irony: the “dead” husband shows up in the end. - Dramatic irony: The medical professionals in the story case that Louise passed away out that joy; if the readers understand she passed away out the shock and also distress.

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8 +. Symbol: - The open widow symbolizes her brand-new gained flexibility after the death of she husband. - The comfortable roomy armchair symbolizes her new position in life. Imagery: - Visual: “patches that blue sky” - Auditory: “sparrows twittering” / “peddler was crying” - Olfactory: “The delicious breath that rain” - Kinesthetic: “they lower the stairs”

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9 + vital Quotations “And however she had actually loved the … … impulse of she being!” (pg.

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2) part one was opening … … of happiness that kills.” (pg. 3)

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