The Story of an Hour/Annotated Bibliography

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Image waking up one day and everything has changed. For Louise Mallard that was something she had to wetness when she lost the love of her life from an unexpected accident, this caused her beloved Brently Mallard to pass away from a situation that was uncontrollable. When coming across the article "The 'It" and "Joy that Kills", it shows an overlay of how the story took a turn in changing of different setting and scenery. the journal talks about how the story can be seen as experiencing what was denied Louise, when the conclusion of "The Story of an Hour", she walked down the stairs to the front door and was cut short by her husband's surprise return witch through the story for a big lop. author wanted to make sure that the reader's attention was engaged the whole time that's why the ending through such a big change in the setting. It seems like the short story journal had good details covering the setting on "The Story of an Hour".

Allen, Howard (April 2021). "Analysis, Themes and Summary of 'The Story of an Hour' by Kate Chopin". Allen analyzes the short story “The Story of an Hour” by explaining the significances of the themes that are presented in the story. There are two themes in the story Allen analyzes in the article, women’s freedom in marriage and death as a release. He also provided a summary of the story.

  • Bender, Bert (1991). "The Teeth of Desire: The Awakening and The Descent of Man". American Literature. 63 (3): 459–473. ~The paragraph annotation goes here.~
  • Geriguis, Lora E. (2019). "The "It" and "Joy That Kills:" An Ecocritical Reading of Chopin's THE STORY OF AN HOUR". Taylor & Francis Group. La Sierra University. Retrieved 2019. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)This journal breaks down the "it" and the "joy that kills" by describing nature which would create an image in the reader's head. At the beginning of the story, she feels like something was creeping out of the sky through sounds, scents, and colors that filled the air. Then it concludes with Louise going downstairs and being surprised by her supposedly dead husband and she dies. That describes the "joy that kills" which was indicated through the actions in the story.