Kate Chopin Biography Essay

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Biography: Kate Chopin, born Katherine O'Flaherty, on February 8, 1850, in St. Louis, Missouri, was an Author, Activist, and Businesswoman who resided in New Orleans Louisiana before to her death where she moved back to St. Louis before her death. Kate Chopin is a very famous author in literature because of her forward-thinking opinions and her refusal to give into the social norms of the woman of her era and to prove her self to be just as capable as men. Kate Chopin views and actions left many to consider her as one of the first feminist authors of the 20th century and the original leaders of the feminist movement and the leader and founder of modern day feminism.

Kate Chopin was and is often credited for introducing the modern feminist
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Summary: The Story of an Hour was initially written and published by Kate Chopin as Dream of an hour in 1894. The Story of an Hour follow Mrs. Louise Mallard, a senior woman at home with heart disease with heart trouble and married to one Brently Mallard, and is about to learn from his sister Josephine and friend Richards that her husband Brently has died in a railroad accident.

Upon learning of her husband's death by her cautious sister
, Mrs. Mallard wept wildly with abandonment in her sister's arms, quickly going up to her room alone and demanding no one to follow her. There Mrs. Mallard stood at the window in an armchair where instead of continuing to grieve and mourn over her husband, She instead proceded to get over her husband's death by calming down and looking at the sky whispering "free, free, free!" under her breath over and over again not sure if she was overjoyed or still in shock. She later realized and overjoyed that she is free in the sense that she will not have anyone tell her what to do or imposing things on her anymore, Louise Mallard will be able to live her life how she wants to with no man to order her
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