Impulsive Actions In Louise Mallard's Story Of An Hour

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First of all, let’s define what impulsive actions means. By Dictionary.com it is characterized by actions based on sudden desires, whims, or inclinations rather than careful thought. In our everyday life, we make many decisions and most of them do not have a big impact on our lives. However, impulsive actions and decisions can result in major consequences, which may be a cause of huge change in someone’s life. The saddest part is that choice we make in seconds can have life lasting or even life-ending effects. There are many cases when two people argue and one of them gets very angry that without even thinking kills the second person. That killer might be a very good person, but he/she will be known as a killer and may spend many years in jail only because of the bad choice made in a second. Certainly not every impulsive decision ends in jail, and as I said we make tons of such decisions in our lives because it’s in our nature. For example, it can make someone very rich who bought a lottery ticket or invested money without thoroughly thinking. However, I do not believe that Sammy from “A&P” was a victim of impulsive action even though he seems to be. Additionally, Louise Mallard from “Story of an…show more content…
However, we can not blame her because people are usually must be very confident and sure about someone’s death before informing others: “...the newspaper office when intelligence of the railroad disaster was received, with Brently Mallard's name leading the list of "killed." So, she did not have a reason to not believe in Brently's death. However, when she saw Brently, she might think that it is the end of her very short and truly happy life. Consequently, she had so many pessimistic thoughts instantly, that her weak heart could not handle it. Clearly, at this moment impulsive thoughts pressed on her heart how marriage pressed on her life, and she just could fight it, and death takes her
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