“The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin: Reading Response Essay (Critical Writing)

However, this does not mean that she did not love her husband. Nonetheless, even in favorable alliances, oppression and implicit control of a person’s will can occur. Thus, Louise’s feelings are pretty explainable by the fact that she can devote her life to herself with the death of her husband. The realization of this leads her to delight and a feeling of euphoria, which she cannot contain in herself. Louise’s heart is already weak, so she dies from an overabundance of positive emotions.

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