Story Of An Hour Literary Analysis Essay

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“The Story of an Hour” is a short story written by Kate Chopin, shows many basic literary elements as many short stories includes, such as setting, conflict and resolution, but, there are some most import literary elements in this story that can make this story very brief and interesting. This short story is very short, but it can be very brief and it can contain essential elements of good fiction. In this story Kim Chopin uses symbolism to describe and shows life of women in late nineteenth century because it adds meaning to the text of this story, the author uses different writing style to give the reader every detail possible in this short story, and the point of view is more important in this story because it enables the author to tell…show more content…
In the beginning, Chopin opens up the story by protagonist Louise Mallard to tell the reader that the protagonist had a heart problem. When Mrs. Mallard hears the news about her husband's death, she feels joy and happiness. She goes in her room and seats in an armchair and looks outside from the open window this both symbolizes her happiness and her freedom from her husband. This story is written in late nineteenth century, so back than most of the women did not allowed to do work, but in this story after her husband's death she looks out of the windows to show her freedom. At the end of the story, Mrs. Mallard husband Brently comes home, so she loses all her happiness and independence, and this makes her upset and she dies. This tells that Mrs. Mallard did not love her husband, because when she saw her husband she dies. At the beginning of the story, the author uses heart to tell the reader that she did or did not loved her husband. This three main symbol of the story heart, an armchair, and an open window tells many things about the story and especially about the
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