Feminism: The Story Of An Hour By Kate Chopin

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Discussion about Feminism
—after reading “The Story of an Hour”
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“The Story of an Hour” is written by Kate Chopin,which first appeared in Vogue in 1894 and is today one of Chopin’s most popular works.It is a short story about the thoughts of a woman after she is told that her husband has died in an accident. Kate Chopin (1850–1904) is an American writer best known for her stories about the inner lives of sensitive, daring women. Also she is a feminism.Feminism means the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities.Moreover, it is about the theory of the political,economic, and social equality of the sexes. I can’t agree more that Kate Chopin was a feminism author.It is obvious
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It just promote that females are equal to males in society and they are able to live for themselves, doing what they want instead doing what others want them to do. But it is easy to find out that nowadays, there are still many tradition views about women. When a girl is at the age of 27 or above, her family members will urge her to find a boyfriend and get marriage.Then when she is 30, maybe she will be persuaded to have a baby. Moreover, if she want to have a master or doctor degree,her family may be against of it firmly because as a woman, it is no use learning too much,what she ought to do is to devote herself into her own family,giving birth to a baby and then raise him up. In China, under the strong impact of traditional minds, females are born to contributing herself to her family. They have no choose but to give up their further education and their habits. They can not do what they are interested in. Although this situation changes much better now, it still exists. The idea of feminism is that let women choose their own live freely.It encourages women who want to go to office to work and who want to stay at home to feed babies to stay. In conclusion, in the short story “The Story of an Hour” , Kate chopin ,as a feminist author, conveys her idea of fighting freedom for women in a male-dominated society through Mrs.Mallard. More importantly, after reading this passages, I realize that the situation of females in today’s society is not optimistic. So, as a girl, a female, I should study hard to strengthen myself , thus fighting for my freedom of choosing my path of life and gender
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