Describe the imagery(The Story of An Hour) Chopin uses to express Mrs. Mallard's recognition of her new freedom.
What does Mrs. Mallard see when she looks out the window? What meaning can we give this imagery? Describe the story's conclusion. What happens at the end? What is your interpretation of the ending? What meaning can we get from this story.? In what way is the doctors' pronouncement on the cause of Mrs. Mallard's death ironic? In what sense is it nonetheless correct? What is your interpretation of the ending?
What artifact from "Everyday Use" becomes a focal point for the family members' different views of their heritage? Explain this symbolism and connect it to the idea of heritage. Why does Maggie have scars? Beyond the literal scars, what else could these scars symbolize for Maggie? Describe the story's conclusion. Why does Mrs. Johnson decide to stand up to Dee and not allow her to take the quilts at the end of the story? Why did Maggie is so content at the end? What does Dee mean when she tells her mother that she (Mama) "doesn't understand" her heritage?