Premium Content Setting in Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour”
By Anonymous - April 01, 2005
Kate Chopin's The Story of an Hour is a feminist parable criticizing the romantic ideal of "true love" and the benefits of marriage. Chopin presents her critique of marriage by using the final hour in the life of Louise Mallard, whose joyful response to her husband's supposed death conveys the idea that freedom is more important than love. Chopin…
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