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Discussion post 2The first poem that I choose is "The Story of an hour" by Kate Chopin. This poemis about a woman called "Louise Mallard", who has a heart disease. Her sister Jasmine came home with some bad news about her husband, he had a accident,and died. Louise took the news hard, like any wife would. After these news, she went to her room to think things. "There would be no one to live for her during those coming years; she would live for herself. There would be no powerful will bending hers in that blind persistence with which men and women believe they have a right to impose a private will upon a fellow creature"(Chopin Mrs. Mallard starts thinking that her life, will no longer be tied to another person, she will not have to do the same things as the other person, she will be free.Kate Chopin's purpose to write this poem was to inform, to acknowledge the readers about women's lack of freedom in the 1800's. Chopin shows that the character Louise was more human than woman because in the marriage that she

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