Story of an Hour By: Kate Chopin. Presentation by: Jenna Lord and Tugce Ceylan. Writer’s Background. Experience with losing husband Written in mid-1800’s which shows couples living during Industrial Revolution Husband travels for months at a time and leave the wife at home.
Presentation by: Jenna Lord and TugceCeylan
•Kate Chopin uses a feminist writing style. Connecting it to “The Awakening” that was published in 1899.
•Portraying women in a less than conventional manner.
•She was around in the times where slavery and women not being treated equally was a big thing. Late 1800’s was when this occurred. In1894 Story of an Hour was published.
•Males had a right over their wives in the late 1800’s, which was when the story was published. Mallard thought that she was a piece of property when it came to her marriage.
•She thought that since her husband was gone, she would have a chance of freedom.
•She was a feminist and believed that women should be equal to men.
•She thought she had a reason to be happy about her husband’s death, even though emotions may still say that she loved him.
•Loving someone doesn’t overcome the reason to want to be your own person in the story.