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Thesis

Sports - Women

Kate Chopin Lived and Created in a

Words: 2165
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Thesis

Kate Chopin lived and created in a time when society could not or was not willing to handle her. When she died, in 1903, it felt like the world…

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3 Pages
Essay

Sports - Women

Kate Chopin's Short Stories The Storm and

Words: 991
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Kate Chopin's short stories "The Storm" and "The Story of an Hour" both offer messages of hope for women trapped in patriarchal relationships. The two short stories are framed…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Kate Chopin 1850-1904 Was Born Katherine O'Flaherty

Words: 1056
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Kate Chopin (1850-1904) was born Katherine O'Flaherty in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1850. She didn't begin her writing career until after 1882, the year in which her husband, Oscar…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Kate Chopin - The Storm

Words: 1562
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

And the irony here is that when the two males arrive, Bobinot "prepares for the worst..." (115); he tries hard to remove the mud from legs and feet of…

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2 Pages
Thesis

Literature

Kate Chopin Free Body and Soul Free '

Words: 674
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Thesis

Kate Chopin "Free! Body and soul free!' she kept whispering." Mrs. Louise Mallard dealt with the death of her husband in an unusual and ambiguous way. At first she…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Chopin's Life Kate Chopin Wrote for Women

Words: 1095
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Chopin's life. Kate Chopin wrote for women at a time when women were to be "seen and not heard." She wrote of their lives, their fears, and the secrets…

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2 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Kate Chopin The Story Hour 1 What

Words: 628
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Kate Chopin "The Story Hour" 1) what impact story? 2) What? 3) What questions? 4)…. ID Summarize short stories by Kate Chopin "The Story of an Hour" In this…

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1 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology

Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin

Words: 402
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Kate Chopin Chopin shows that instead of mourning her husband, Mrs. Mallard is somewhat relieved that he is gone. In the first scenes feels a sense of calm descend…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Victorian Storm Kate Chopin Is Often Referred

Words: 610
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Victorian Storm Kate Chopin is often referred to as a writer who was well ahead of her time both in her observations of human nature, and in her daringness…

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3 Pages
Essay

Sports - Women

Irony in Many Ways Kate Chopin's Short

Words: 1079
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Irony In many ways, Kate Chopin's short story, "The Story of an Hour," is a case study in the use of the ironic. The exact opposite of what the…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Kate Chopin Short Stories Kate

Words: 1742
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Mallard locks herself in her room and looks to nature for consolation, a situation that seems to dissolve the tension that she was subjected to, and Mrs. Sommers goes…

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1 Pages
Research Proposal

Literature

Kate Chopin Was Born in

Words: 357
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

hile Chopin generally avoided women's right's movements and organizations because she thought their aims were "unrealistic," (Seyersted), she did adopt the theory that women deserved the same rights as…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin

Words: 906
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin Deconstructing the meaning of "death" in Kate Chopin's "The Story of an Hour" As a method of literary analysis, deconstruction seeks to…

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3 Pages
Essay

Sports - Women

Personality of Mrs Mallard in Kate Chopin's

Words: 905
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

personality of Mrs. Mallard in Kate Chopin's The Story of an Hour. The author of this paper discusses the reasons that Mrs. Reacted the way she did and then…

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2 Pages
Essay

Death and Dying  (general)

Symbolism in Kate Chopin's Story

Words: 879
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

This occurrence adds symbolism to the ending by providing us with reassurance of the story's theme that despite any precaution taken, death is the one thing that cannot be…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Chopin's the Storm Not Just a Passing

Words: 1021
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Chopin's The Storm Not Just a Passing Storm: The Central Role of Setting in Kate Chopin's Short Story "The Storm" Kate Chopin's short story "The Storm" encompasses a brief…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Chopin Twain Etc Change in

Words: 1496
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Herein is composed a character who captures the internal conflict that would identify America on its path to Civil ar. In Twain's work, Huck emerges as a figure whose…

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2 Pages
Research Proposal

Mythology

Chopin and Oates An Awakening

Words: 993
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The wildly prolific Joyce Carol Oates also delves into the role of modern women in her fiction writing, although a quick review of her works spanning the course of…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Chopin's Title Selection in The

Words: 1407
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Here, we see that Edna realizes what is happening to her and why. She sees Robert as a catalyst for her awakening but not the answer to her yearnings…

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8 Pages
Essay

Literature

Chopin Roethke and Mark Doty

Words: 2108
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

alking with his owner, he considers the absurdity of the human mind, sinking in the past "thinking of what you can never bring back" (8) or thinking about tomorrow.…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature

Steinbeck vs kate chopin outline

Words: 642
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

I. Introduction A. Elisa Allen is the protagonist of John Steinbeck’s short story “The Chrysanthemums.” Louise Mallard is the protagonist of Kate Chopin’s “The Story of An Hour.” B.…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature

Katie Chopin the Storm Comparing Symbols of

Words: 681
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Katie Chopin the Storm Comparing Symbols of the Storm to an Illicit Love Affair: Kate Chopin's "The Storm" Kate Chopin's short story the storm is a fiery tale of…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Truth and Consequences in Chopin's

Words: 933
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

The pink ribbon fluttering before him is significant because it represents Faith, his wife and faith, his religion - both of which are "gone" (Hawthorne) at this point. He…

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2 Pages
Essay

Sports - Women

Plight of Women in Chopin's Works Kate

Words: 637
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Plight of omen in Chopin's orks Kate Chopin was master at creating female characters that lived out of their own time. Chopin was not what we may truly call…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

American Literature Jewett Chopin and Cather

Words: 1837
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Country of the Pointed Firs," by Sarah Orne Jewett, "The Awakening," by Kate Chopin and "My Antonia," by Willa Cather. Specifically, it will show the development of the complexity,…

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7 Pages
Essay

Literature

Power of Imagery Chopin Komunyakaa

Words: 1980
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

ell-placed imagery is like a snapshot into what the author is saying. They are essentially painting a picture and the images they give us are important to the overall…

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2 Pages
Creative Writing

Biology

Story of Chopin

Words: 622
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Creative Writing

Life One can learn a number of things about life from reading Kate Chopin's "The Story of an Hour." The same sentiment applies to reading "A White Heron," which…

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4 Pages
Essay

Literature

Rhetorical Analysis of the Story of an Hour

Words: 1560
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Kate Chopin, "The Story of an Hour" Kate Chopin's 1894 short story "The Story of An Hour" depicts a major event in a minimalist fashion -- most of the…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature

comparing the protagonists in chopin and'steinbeck

Words: 710
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Elisa Allen is the protagonist of John Steinbeck's short story “The Chrysanthemums,” and Louise Mallard is the protagonist of Kate Chopin's “The Story of An Hour.” Both Elisa and…

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3 Pages
Essay

Plays

Symbolism and the Story of an Hour

Words: 1006
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Chopin's "Story of an Hour" and the Use of Symbol Kate Chopin uses various symbols, such as the open window, the home, the heart, the news of death, and…

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3 Pages
Thesis

Literature

Irony in the Story of an Hour

Words: 968
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Thesis

Irony in the Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin Kate Chopin uses the element of irony in her short story The Story of an Hour to emphasis the…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Edna Pontellier and Emma Bovary

Words: 692
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Her various lovers' beauty seems consistent with her love of beautiful material things and her admiration of herself as a beautiful object. For Emma, having an affair is another…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Feminist Reading Two Models of

Words: 2840
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As such, she fails to address the central problem of feminism in the Pontellier perspective, namely the impossibility of female individuality and independence in a patriarchal world. It is…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Characters in American Fiction Two Terms Used

Words: 988
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Characters in American Fiction Two terms used that are to describe characters are static and dynamic, which mean rarely or never changing, and constantly changing, respectively. This paper provides…

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3 Pages
Thesis

Literature

Evidence Passages Story Stories Discuss Thinking Setting

Words: 874
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Thesis

evidence passages story stories discuss. Thinking Setting: Sometimes setting a backdrop, plays a greater role a story. Choose story setting plays important role, make a claim role thesis, explain…

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4 Pages
Essay

Sports - Women

Forsaking of Will the Central

Words: 1424
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Mrs. Mallard's husband could have thought he was doing her a great kind kindness by "bending" her will to his. This quotation demonstrates the fact that even if Brent…

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3 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Story Comparison Between Two Women Writers

Words: 1056
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Kate Chopin and Gail Godwin When comparing The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin and A Sorrowful Woman by Gail Godwin, the main similarity is the theme of…

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10 Pages
Thesis

Literature

Domestic Prison Gender Roles and Marriage the

Words: 3215
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Thesis

Domestic Prison Gender oles and Marriage The Domestic Prison: James Thurber's "Secret Life of Walter Mitty" and Kate Chopin's "The Story of an Hour" James Thurber's "The Secret Life…

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5 Pages
Essay

Literature

Edna and Zora

Words: 1597
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Gender Identity/Male-Female Roles and Power Relationship. In a discussionof characters from "The Awakening" by Despite the fact that there are numerous differences existent in the novels The Awakening by…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Alcee Laballiere and the Theme

Words: 1170
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

From the narrator of the story, the readers find out that Alcee's family was unconventional in that their living arrangements are peculiar, for his wife and children chose to…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Literature

Art Has Often Been Recognized

Words: 1887
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Kate is said to have escaped the romance with Albert Sampite by fleeing Cloutierville to go and live with her mother in St. Louis. Marianne also refuses to be…

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4 Pages
Essay

Literature

Various Authors

Words: 1320
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Fictional Elements in Selected orks from Kate Chopin and Anton Chekhov In both of Kate Chopin's works, "The Story of an Hour" and "Desiree's Baby," the most important element…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Symbolism Style Tone Setting and Perspective in

Words: 2038
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

symbolism, style, tone, setting and perspective in this short story. demonstrated by comparing works of Kate hopin, the "Story of an Hour" and "A Respectable Woman" and "Regret" Using…

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2 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Fictional Short Story in Story

Words: 663
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

" As the reader soon discovers, this heart trouble wasn't physical; rather, her trouble was related to personal unhappiness in her marriage. The heart disease as not being a…

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2 Pages
Essay

Sports - Women

Role and Treatment of Women

Words: 803
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Society looks at women's bodies to define their happiness or unhappiness, but Chopin suggests that women must look deeper into their psyche to find the cause of their personal…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Women & Hedda Women's Roles

Words: 1810
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Ultimately Judith Shakespeare, (like Hedda Gabler) according to Virginia oolf, would have very likely taken her own life (1382). Although life today is still far from perfect for many…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Conflict Between Exterior and Interior Life With Characters in 3 Short Stories

Words: 1246
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Conflict Between Exterior and Interior Life Kate Chopin's "The story of an Hour" offers a story behind a story. First it can be noted that this talks about Mr.…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Sports - Women

Femininity and Freedom Explored in

Words: 1572
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Perkins gives us the reason one must never go back: sanity. These characters have issues in their lives but they certainly cannot sit still and wait for things to…

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7 Pages
Essay

Literature

Conflict the Theme of Freedom

Words: 2503
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

The choice cannot be repudiated or duplicated, but one makes the choice without foreknowledge, almost as if blindly. After making the selection, the traveler in Frost's poem says, "Yet…

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2 Pages
Annotated Bibliography

Sports - Women

People in Love in Ibsen's a Doll's

Words: 870
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Annotated Bibliography

People in Love in Ibsen's a Doll's House and Chopin's "he Story of an Hour" Berkove, Lawrence I. "Fatal Self-Assertion in Kate Chopin's "he Story of an Hour" American…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Visions of Vitality and Morality

Words: 2970
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

He was attuned to her; he understood such things. He said he understood." Her helplessness and general withdrawal from the family are emphasized when she realizes that she cannot…

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6 Pages
Essay

Mythology

Walter Mitty and the Story of an

Words: 2075
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Walter Mitty and the Story Of an Hour An Analysis of Thurber's "Mitty" and Chopin's "Story" James Thurber's comic "Secret Life of Walter Mitty" and Kate Chopin's "Story of…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Relationship With the Men of Edna Pontellier

Words: 930
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

relationships of Edna Pontellier in Kate Chopin's book, the Awakening. The writer of this paper uses examples from the book to take the reader on a journey through Pontellier's…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature

Setting in The Story of

Words: 599
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

She is literally locked in the house and it becomes her "protector" of sorts. It is as real as a character because it is has a type of power…

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5 Pages
Essay

Military

Knowledge & Violence the Connection

Words: 1664
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Thus, Hemingway suggests that the link between secondhand knowledge and violence is that the violence becomes muted when passed on secondhand, making it nearly impossible for others to understand…

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Thesis

Sports - Women

Edna and Adele Opposites in

Words: 1435
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

She is not asking Adele for permission and Adele does not try to force her to do or not do anything. She does kindly ask her to think of…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Sexuality and Literature

Words: 1927
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Lover" and "The Awakening" Both Kate Chopin's The Awakening and Marguerite Duras' The Lover address what happens when a woman searches for a way to leave her present life…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Dissolution of Marriage in The

Words: 1105
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Edna needed more than what family life could offer her but she was living in a time where women did not seek an independent life outside the home. Edna…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Victorian Women

Words: 1080
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Jude the Obscure," by Thomas Hardy, "The Awakening," by Kate Chopin, and "The Odd Women" by George Gissing. Specifically, it will show the Victorian women's struggle for emancipation, even…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Sociology

Analyzing a Character The Shadow

Words: 754
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In fact, rather than approve her action, the man who first awakens her new-found sexuality, Robert Lebrun, rejects Edna. As an idealized object of desire from far away, Edna…

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