Comparing Story Of An Hour And The Storm, By Kate Chopin

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Why most women’s desires had to be repressed in the patriarchal social order? Were they happy in their marriages without a minimal freedom? The desire of one individual cannot be suppressed and cannot be controlled by others. However, women in the past society were usually being repressed their desires and even they were suffered from lacking of freedom in the patriarchal social. In the Kate Chopin’s stories, the author focuses on woman’s desire against patriarchal rules and the rediscovery of female desires. “The Story of an Hour” and “The Storm” by Kate Chopin is the representative stories and these stories are about the struggling between reality and inside desires of female. The two different protagonists were married and seem to lose their
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