Analyzing Kate Chopin's The Story Of An Hour

186 Words1 Page
p.4 In the story of an hour a wife is informed of her husband’s death and is overjoyed with the news. Later on as the story progresses her husband returns and she dies right on the spot. The story is very fast paced, almost as if we are there with Mrs. Mallard as she is experiencing this joy of finally being “free”. The ending is quite sudden and leaves the reader shocked. Chopin chooses an economical plot for many reasons. One being that it doesn’t ruin the whole ending or gives it away. Throughout the story Chopin gives us little to no information about the characters. Making the reader wonder what is actually going on while reading. Which is what Chopin was truly going for when she chose this style. Furthermore if Chopin would’ve include

More about Analyzing Kate Chopin's The Story Of An Hour

Open Document