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  • Story of an Hour

    Story of an Hour

    Knowing that Mrs. Mallard was afflicted with a heart trouble, great care was taken to break to her as gently as possible the news of her husband's death. It was her sister Josephine who told her, in broken sentences; veiled hints that revealed in half concealing. Her husband's friend Richards was there, too, near her. It was he who had been in the newspaper office when intelligence of the railroad disaster was received, with Brently

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    Essay Length: 990 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: July
  • The Use of Irony in Kate Chopin’s “the Story of an Hour”

    The Use of Irony in Kate Chopin’s “the Story of an Hour”

    The Use of Irony in Kate Chopin’s “The Story Of An Hour” Irony is an important literary device that is used to heighten the reader’s expectations and experience of a story. They are placed carefully in the story to create twists and surprise endings for the reader as it does in this story. There are three main types of irony that are used within literary works. The first is dramatic irony. This is where the

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    Essay Length: 959 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Victor
  • Movie Analysis: The Hours

    Movie Analysis: The Hours

    Movie Analysis: The Hours Many people believe that we are all connected in one way or another. It is also a belief that we all have a purpose in life. What happens when the lives of three women are connected in an insightful way? In the movie The Hours we take an insight look at the lives of three women who each live in a different time period. Through out the movie we realized that

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    Essay Length: 526 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Story of "the Story of an Hour"

    The Story of "the Story of an Hour"

    Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” was a work ahead of its time. In an age when feminist freethinking was not widely accepted, it described the dark, innermost thoughts of the female protagonist. “The Story of an Hour” featured descriptive thought processes, sidestepped sexist taboos, and provided commentary on the sheltered life of women in an unwelcome time period. The lead character, Mrs. Mallard, underwent several thought processes over the course of the short

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    Essay Length: 437 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Storytelling in “the Story of an Hour” and “girl”

    Storytelling in “the Story of an Hour” and “girl”

    Storytelling in “The Story of an Hour” and “Girl” Reading Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” and Jamaica Kincaid’s “Girl” for the first time, there seems to be a similarity in the story. Even though both stories are focused on women and their roll, the two stories are very different. “The Story of an Hour” is about a woman who has a heart trouble and also fined out that her husband had died in

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    Essay Length: 1,036 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Kevin
  • The Story of an Hour

    The Story of an Hour

    The Story of an Hour: My Opinion In “The Story of an Hour,” Kate Chopin describes to her readers a young woman’s response to her husband’s death, or at least his presumed death. The opinions readers will draw from this story will vary from person to person due to personal experiences. The experience and wisdom that I have gained through the trails and tribulations of my life help me to understand, relate, and even despise

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    Essay Length: 297 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Yan
  • Analysis of Short Stories

    Analysis of Short Stories

    Analysis of Short Stories In “Hunters in the Snow”, Tobias Wolff defines what it is to be American as someone hiding the truth and seeking to become free from the burdens of life. There are many instances where Mr. Wolff talks about lies in the book. Frank lies about his affair with the babysitter, Kenny doesn’t tell the guys he was asked to shoot the dog, and Tub lies about having a gland problem being

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    Essay Length: 1,529 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Victor
  • A Story of an Hour

    A Story of an Hour

    Andelin, Aubrey P. “Humility.” Man of Steel and Velvet 12 (1982): 291-295. Andelin tells of how men should be upright. He touches base on the roles and charcters men should have. The book express that men should look at God’s life for an example and the Bible for guidance. Also he believes that real men are gentle, understanding, a provider, humble, and a protector. The tough breed of men is no longer needed in the

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    Essay Length: 605 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Jon
  • The Story of an Hour

    The Story of an Hour

    Interpretative Essay Kate Chopin “The Story of an Hour“ The story “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin, written in 1894, is about a woman gaining independence and experiencing a new freedom, due to the death of her husband. The topic of the story was rather scandalous at the end of the 19th century. Women had no control over their property and weren’t allowed to request a divorce. Luise Mallard is a young wife

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    Essay Length: 587 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Steve
  • Comparison Essay Between Story of an Hour and Rose for Emily

    Comparison Essay Between Story of an Hour and Rose for Emily

    REPRESSION OF WOMAN IN THE 19th CENTURY Since the beginning of time, women have been treated as second class citizens. Therefore, women were forced to face many problems. Because of this women were repressed. At that time, the Napoleonic Code stated that women were controlled by their husbands and cannot freely do their own will without the authority of their husband. This paper shows how this is evident in the “Story of an Hour

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    Essay Length: 434 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Anna
  • The Important of Freedom in Marriage Life in Kate Chopin's the Story of an Hour

    The Important of Freedom in Marriage Life in Kate Chopin's the Story of an Hour

    The important of freedom in marriage life in Kate Chopin's "The Story of an Hour" In “The Story of an Hour” portrays the hidden feeling of the wife; Mrs. Mallard, who realized her real own though of bright future after knowing about the death of her husband. Unfortunately, she got a heart disease so she died when her husband appeared at the house in the end of the story. In the fact that the marriage

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    Essay Length: 615 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Janna
  • Kate Chopin's Story of an Hour

    Kate Chopin's Story of an Hour

    Kate Chopin's "Story of an Hour", tells the story of a woman trapped in a repressive marriage, who wants desperately to escape. She is given that chance, quite by accident, and the story tells of the hour in which this freedom is given her. The story is very short so is interesting to look at as a minimalist piece of literature, and the surprise ending offers an opportunity to look at Chopin's use of

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    Essay Length: 791 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 1, 2010 By: Steve
  • Characterization, Tone, and Setting in the Story of an Hour

    Characterization, Tone, and Setting in the Story of an Hour

    Characterization, Tone, and Setting in The Story of an Hour 1 The theme of “The Story of an Hour” is do not believe everything that is told to you until you see it yourself. This story is understood better when you focus on these three critical concepts, characterization, tone and setting. 2 First off is characterization, which is important for what is upcoming at the end of the story. To understand this you must understand

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    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Tasha
  • The Story of an Hour

    The Story of an Hour

    Analyzing “The Story of an Hour” In “The Story of an Hour”, Kate Chopin creates a character that changes from “a woman afflicted with heart trouble” to “a goddess of Victory.” This short story is exceptionally different from other short stories. The author uses different literary techniques to convey the meaning of the story which is centered around a woman trapped in a unfulfilling marriage. Though her use of language, imagery, symbolism, irony, and descriptive

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    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Steve
  • Irony and Abuse in the Story of an Hour

    Irony and Abuse in the Story of an Hour

    Essay about the “Story Of an Hour” Irony and Abuse The story of an Hour was written by the American writer Kate Chopin who was an author of short stories and novels. She is now considered to have been a precursor of feminist authors of the 20th century. The Story Of an Hour is about a woman who suffers from the repression of her husband. This story reflects what Chopin felt toward the customs of

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    Essay Length: 510 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: David
  • Analysis the Tonight Ensemble from West Side Story

    Analysis the Tonight Ensemble from West Side Story

    West Side Story No 10: Tonight (Ensemble) Maria, Tony, Anita, Riff, Bernardo, Jets and Sharks In this number, all the participants talk about the eventful evening they feel is ahead, each with their own thoughts on what will happen. There are three trains of thought: 1 Riff and Bernardo - thinking (in terms of their own gangs) of the fight arranged for later that evening 2 Anita - thinking about her 'nocturnal activities' with Bernardo

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    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Edward
  • Point of View and Feminist Themes in "story of an Hour"

    Point of View and Feminist Themes in "story of an Hour"

    Point of View and Feminist Themes in “The Story of an Hour” In every story one has read or will read, there is always a certain perspective given from a character’s point of view. Whether it be a first person, third person, or omniscient narrative, we are all told a story from one of these perspectives. In Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour,” she uses the third person limited omniscient narrative with feminist undertones

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    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Story of an Hour Written by Kate Chopin

    The Story of an Hour Written by Kate Chopin

    They Will be Missed “The Story of an Hour” written by Kate Chopin revolves around the reaction of Mrs. Mallard, the protagonist, to the death of her husband. Mrs. Mallard’s sister, Josephine, tried to ease the pain by breaking the news gently because of her sister’s heart problem. Mrs. Mallard instantaneously mourned her husband’s death and withdrew to her bedroom alone. The widowed Mrs. Mallard let her mind wonder and at that point in time

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    Essay Length: 892 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Edward
  • The Story of an Hour

    The Story of an Hour

    “The Story of An hour” In the late 19th century, women were still succumbed to the hierarchy of the white man. He was ideal and expected to lead society with women at his side to respect, acknowledge, and love him. Women did not have another choice at this time, because the idea of one race empowering all was still practiced as the new century was born. As devastated as Mrs. Mallard seems in “The Story

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    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: regina
  • Compare & Contrast Mrs. Mallard, "the Story of an Hour" to Jane, "the Yellow Wallpaper"

    Compare & Contrast Mrs. Mallard, "the Story of an Hour" to Jane, "the Yellow Wallpaper"

    Diverse authors use diverse strategies to catch a reader’s attention. Both Kate Chopin and Charlotte Perkins Gilman were women ahead of their time; they wrote stories that were socially unacceptable but are now considered some of the greatest. In Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour,” the protagonist, Mrs. Mallard, dies of a heart attack after hearing of her husband’s death. Charlotte Perkins Gilman wrote “The Yellow Wallpaper” with a blasphemous plot at the time:

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    Submitted: March 29, 2010 By: Artur
  • Kate Chopin, "the Story of an Hour" on Mrs. Mallard

    Kate Chopin, "the Story of an Hour" on Mrs. Mallard

    In this paragraph, the narrator’s depiction of Mrs. Mallard’s brief moment of illumination is illustrated in a very mellow-dramatic way. The reader can get a slight sense of sarcasm in the narrators tone and at the same time feel sorry for Mrs. Mallard. Mrs. Mallard seems to be quite selfish. She is not sad about her husband’s death; she is only thinking about how her life would be now that he is gone. Mrs. Mallard

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    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Stenly
  • The Story of an Hour

    The Story of an Hour

    Kate Choplin's, "The Story of an Hour," is a short story of harsh irony. As the story unfolds; it is an emotional rollercoaster. The story deals with real issues such as life, death, marriage and freedom. Louise and Brently Mallard's lives would change forever in just sixty minutes. The freedom would alter their marriage and personal relationships. Brently's friend, Richards, came across an article in a newspaper with his name in it, written above

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    Essay Length: 309 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Story of an Hour

    The Story of an Hour

    The story reveals how the institution of marriage in the lat 19th century still is a reflection on the 21st century. Mrs. Mallard was not happy at all in her marriage, but she stayed because back then divorce was unheard of. Mrs. Mallard was saddened by her husband's death, but on the other hand she was happy because now she could be free to do all of the things that she wanted to do. For,

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    Essay Length: 332 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: Fonta
  • The Story of an Hour

    The Story of an Hour

    In “The Story of an Hour,” I can relate to so many different things that go on in this short tragic story. After reading the story I almost felt like Louise Mallard and I were living the same life with different events and a different outcome. Everything about the two of us comes down to being always misunderstood and just wanting to be free. In the beginning of the story, we look at Louise Mallard

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    Essay Length: 482 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 17, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Analysis of the Story of Seba

    Analysis of the Story of Seba

    Analysis of the story of Seba The story of Seba is a pure case of abuse which shows how people could be mean and cruel towards other human being that is less privileged. This is a very sad and unfortunate story. The woman that took Seba to Paris violated the deontological ethics- these theory holds that something is inherently right or good about such act as truth- telling and promise-keeping and inherently wrong or bad

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    Essay Length: 555 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Anna

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