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The Story of an Hour | Bokanalys
En bokanalys av boken "The Story of an Hour".
In 1894 when this story was written, women did not have much to say about how they wanted to live their lives. Normally a woman could not choose for herself and therefore she felt trapped in her own life, which was controlled by her husband. Some women accepted the fact that they had no saying when things were discussed, while others felt miserable and captured which is also the case in this short story written by Kate Chopin.
Since Louise had heart trouble Richards, Louise's husbands best friend, and Josephine, Louise's sister were afraid of what might happen when they told her that her husband, Brently, had died in a railroad accident. Mostly people would have been too shocked to except the news at once, but Louise did not react like most others would have done. She started crying immediately “with sudden, wild abandonment, in her sister's arms” (l.17). As soon as she stopped crying she wanted to be let alone in her room, where she sat in an armchair in front of an open window. While she sat in the chair, this strange and unknown feeling snug up on her even though she tried to fight it. As soon as she gave in she heard herself saying “free, free, free” (l.62) over and over again, and she did not.... Köp tillgång för att läsa mer