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Summary on Emotions in 'The Story of an Hour'"By Selina Jamil
Summary on Emotions in 'The Story of an Hour'"In the essay “Emotions in the Story of An Hour,” the author, Selina Jamil, introduces heressay by giving a summary of Kate Chopin’s short story “The story of an Hour.” She goes on tomention the historical period in which the story took place and analyzes the events mainlythrough Mrs. Mallard’s characters. The author explains the unexpected feelings shown by Mrs.Mallards towards her husband’s death news. She Described Chopin’s story as a nineteenthCentury American Woman’s dramatic moment of awakening into selfhood which offers her theability to live her last living moments with an acute consciousness ” (pg.215).Jamil tries toexplain to the readers that Louise's reaction was because of the suffering she has endured from anunhappy marriage. Her thesis in the essay persuades the reader that Louis's reaction resulted from theawakened emotions and not because of her husband’s deaths. In the story, Coppin describes that