Mrs Mallard Mood In The Story Of An Hour

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Individuals have their own way in dealing with the death of a loved one. Rather holding back the tears, or silently crying out for help, screaming at the top of their lungs. However, as for Mrs. Mallard, it was a little different; for her it was an odd reaction as she heard the bad information about her husband’s death in a train accident. Richard the closest friend of Mr. Mallard knows that Mrs. Mallards has a very weak heart. Richard had to break it to her as gently as possible because of her heart condition. After Mrs. Mallard got the news of her husband she sat in her chair, she begins to wonder about how life will be for her now that her husband is no longer with her. Mrs. Mallard locks herself in her bedroom to be alone. Her sorrow heartache is leaking out of cries she feels the sadness slowly turning into joy that will later become the ending of her life. In Kate Chopin's "The Story of an Hour", Mrs. Mallard goes on a roll coaster ride filled with several different types of emotions such as happy, sad, alone, angry and, joy and shock that leads to Mrs. Mallard spiteful joy of death. Howard 2…show more content…
Mallard's is in an unstable state of mind after hearing the painful result in her husband death; Louise Mallard suffers from heart trouble anyways. Therefore, her reaction is a little odd but very unique; she bawls her eyes out just once, and locks herself in her bedroom to let her imagination go wild and untamed. During this time, Mrs. Mallard is devastated of her husband death, but as her thoughts, progress she begins to think about life without Mr. Mallard. Her imagination takes her to a different world filled with endless hopes an, possibilities for her. Pleased with this thought she repeats to herself, "free, free, free!" (Chopin 10)”. Mrs. Mallard loves the feeling of happiness and welcomes it with wide-open arms
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