Kate Chopin 's The Yellow Wallpaper And The Story Of An Hour

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Women in history stood best known for a less ascendant sex in the mid-nineteen centuries. Since times have gone by women had fought for their equal rights and freedom. There had been many stereotypes, where the women were considered as a slave to the men’s because the women’s position was to be the homemakers and a mother to their children, while the men’s are out socializing with others. If they were not happy with the marriage, they cannot just walk out or complain because a women role is to endure all these pains without a word coming out of their mouths. Two out of the ordinary short stories, “The Yellow Wallpaper” and “The Story of An Hour,” mostly focused on a women’s dilemma that they faced near the 19th century. The two main characters in the short stories show some resemblances in some ways, but both characters portrayed them in different ways of how they dealt their sorrows in their marriages.
“The Story of An Hour” by Kate Chopin is about a woman named Louise Mallard, who was very unsatisfied with her marriage and she did not know what happiness was until the death of her husbands’. As a result, in the story, “The Story of An Hour” by Kate Chopin states, “She could see in the open square before her house the tops of trees that were all aquiver with the new spring life.”(Chopin 278) It happens to infer that her husband 's death was not giving her grief, but an open door to a new beginning to her new life. The theme for this story would be the forbidden independence
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