Kate Chopin Research Paper

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Kate Chopin literary work is considered to be the preliminary groundwork of the feminist movement. Her stories often revolved around the theme of revolting against society assigned gender roles for women. The story of An Hour is an ideal illustration of this theme more specifically a wife quest to live a life of her own without the bending will of her husband. At the time this story was printed the United States faced numerous social changes primarily the development of the Women’s Suffrage Movement. Woman at the time strived to change a woman’s role in social, political, and economic status. In essence they strived to form an identity separate from that of the current patriarchal society with out being chastised by society. In The Story

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