Mrs. Mallard's The Open Window

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The open window was a curse to Mrs. Mallard, because before sitting at the it on the day of her husband’s death, she did not know what it meant to have the basic human right of freedom. “She was drinking in a very elixir of life through that open window,” and she certainly must have become addicted to it. One cannot taste the full extent of life, the possibilities that await outside the open window on a rainy day, and then simply be expected to return to content confinement. It has been said that ignorance is bliss, and Mrs. Mallard was living in ignorance to what life could be without her husband. Her life simply was as it was, and in the time period during which she lived, there wasn’t any way of changing it, no purpose in dreaming dreams
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