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Kate Chopin's View Towards Marriage

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Chopin’s View Towards Marriage Kate Chopin wrote “The Story of An Hour” to portray how it felt to be a married woman during the late nineteenth century. In the late nineteenth century women did not have as many rights or as much freedom as we do know, they were more likely to marry someone than to stay single. Although, Chopin projects through the main character in the story, why being a married woman is like being an imprisoned woman. Through the story, Chopin reveals her feelings and thoughts of not being married. The story begins with Mrs. Mallard or the main character receiving the bad news from her sister that her husband just died because of a railroad disaster. Once Mrs. Mallard heard of the news “she wept at once”. After she wept
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