Kate Chopin's Short Stories

All of the events of Chopin's story take place in an hour. would the story be as poignant if they had taken place over the course of a day or even several days? Explain. Why do you suppose the author selected the time frame as a title of her story?

This question is from the story "The story of an hour" by Kate Chopin

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I think there is a surreal aspect to the story that the author tries to convey. The story was originally called "The Dream of an Hour" . Restricting the time frame gives the reader a sense of myth to it yet grounded in a "realistic" narrative.