The Ever Changing Life And World We Live

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The Ever-Changing Life and World we Live in Gaven D. Crosby Pennsylvania College of Technology You are dying! As we speak, we are all dying! You may die in an hour, maybe a decade or more. How do we know? The answer is that we don’t. We don’t know what life has in store for us. Today I am in the United States, safe; a week from now I could be in Syria. No one can be absolutely sure what is going to happen to us. The reason for this is because of the ever-changing world we live in. A perfect example of this is in “The Story of An Hour.” In the story, the main character goes from being miserably married to being happily single, then to married again and eventually dead; all in one day. I would say that her life changed quite a bit in a small amount of time. Wouldn’t you say the same? The story also says that after she found out her husband was deceased, she whispered, “Free, free, free.” See, back in the 1800s and early 1900s, a woman’s entire life was ruled and dictated by her husband. A woman’s husband worked to earn all of the money they had, the husband built their house, and he had the last say on every matter. You see, the point is that Mrs. Mallard wasn’t herself while she was married. She was Mrs. Brently Mallard. But once her husband, Brently, died she was free. Free to be herself and do whatever Louise wanted; it was a new and great world for her to explore. A world where she was in charge of herself and she could make her own decisions. Her
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