The Story of an Hour

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Compare 'The Story of an Hour' and 'The Necklace' through literary elements Abraham Harrison Ashford University Introduction to Literature ENG125 Instructor Stacey Novak October 15, 2012 Compare 'The Story of an Hour' and 'The Necklace' through literary elements Before the 20th century women’s perspective to life were rarely heard and females had a small status that made the husbands the overriding spokesperson. Females were fragile in authority and they were required to be reliant on their husbands. In times when a women’s perspective were hardly ever heard Kate Chopin and Guy de Maupassant gave existence to two women’s fight in opposition to the man lead world they live in. The author’s have dissimilar views, which are put side by side in, ‘The Necklace’ by Guy de Maupassant, & ‘The Story of an Hour’ by Kate Chopin. The narratives help explain the encounter of women in before the 20th century. This essay shall concentrate on evaluating the behavior of affection and relation, the mode the general public is prearranged and the manner women were treated. We will explore how the authors in these stories use symbolism and to what outcomes are they used. This essay will also contrast the author’s style and the rationale to which they make use of literary methods. We will sum up the key argument and the perception of women before the 20th century. In ‘The Story of an Hour,’ Louise Mallard has a heart condition, and she must be told of her husband’s death with great care and compassion. Her sister, Josephine, tells her the news along with Mr. Mallard’s good friend, Richards, who had learned of the death while at a newspaper facility. Mrs. Mallard begins to weep as she is told of her husband’s death and goes upstairs to her room. While in her room she discovers a scary feeling that had come across her and does not know how to take it. “But now there was a dull
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