Kate Chopin's Short Stories

the story of an hour

what point about their relationship do you think the writer id tryingto convey through the phrase "whose lines bespoken repression?

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The narrator describes Mrs. Mallard as, "young, with a fair, calm face, whose lines bespoke repression and even a certain strength." This means that she has youth yet the lines on her face show that she holds much stress, presumably about her marriage, inside of her.