This study guide will help you analyze the short story “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin. We will show you examples of the elements in the text that will be relevant for your analysis. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it.
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Title: “The Story of an Hour” (1894)
Author: Kate Chopin
Genre: Short story
Kate Chopin (1851-1904) was an American novelist and short story writer, known for describing the inner struggles of women. After the 1950s, Chopin’s literary work was rediscovered and praised by critics.
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