Story of an Hour

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The story of an hour
What is important about the title?
The title is important as it emphasizes the fact that she lives her whole life in the space of this one hour. What are the conflicts in "The Story of an Hour"? What types of conflict (physical, moral, intellectual, or emotional) do you see in this story? The conflicts in The story of an Hour are mainly emotional, as you see her having an emotional battle with herself within the story, as the power of the emotions overwhelmed her and in essence took her life. There is also a Physical conflict with herself when she feels as if she is being possessed by a something, and tries to fend it off frantically. How does Kate Chopin reveal character in "The Story of an Hour"? What are some themes in the story? How do they relate to the plot and characters? Themes of the story are love, death and …

What are some symbols in "The Story of an Hour"? How do they relate to the plot and characters?

Is Mrs Millard consistent in her actions? Is she a fully developed character? How? Why? Mrs Millard is not consistent in her actions which is why the story’s actions are always changing. She is not originally a fully developed character, as at the begging of the story she is incomplete, because in the begging she feels as if she is unfulfilled, and through the serenity this hour gives to her, she became complete. Do you find the characters likable? Would you want to meet the characters? Yes, the characters are very relatable which makes them likeable Does the story end the way you expected? How? Why?

No I expected her to die of grief not of joy.
Why is the story usually considered a work of feminist literature? As it shows how a women deals with the death of her husband and has a feminine vibe to the way it is written. How essential is the setting to the story? Could the story have taken place anywhere else? The story couldn’t have taken place anywhere else because the garden was a major turning point in the...
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