Mrs. Mallard: A Controversial Character

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Mrs. Mallard is such an interesting character to discuss due to the fact that she is such a controversial character. Some would say that she is a sick individual for imagining her life being so much more care free without her husband. Others would defend the fact that that being a wife in the 1800’s was never an easy task. Woman were meant to be seen, not heard. They were supposed to tend to all of their husbands requests and demands. They were trapped inside their own homes and even marriages. What woman wouldn 't feel a little joy towards the death of their husband? In the story it is said that Mrs. Mallard loves her husband “sometimes”, implying she doesn 't always feel a deep love for him. Some could say that she let out cries and wails

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