Comparing The Necklace And The Story Of An Hour

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In the short stories,” The Necklace” by Guy De Maupassant and “ The Story of an hour” by Kate Chopin, The two main protagonists Mathilde Loisel and Louis Mallard are both unable to make decisions for them selves due to there husbands authority. In and around the era these short stories took place in the men in the relationships controlled the fiancees and women were left at home to do the house work and be a typical “stay at home mother”. The two women are struggling to find true happiness in their relationships, looking to be in a wealthier class of society and frustrated going through the process of finding their identity. With their second half's making major decisions for them and being confined in an un wanted relation ship put the main
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