Trifles by Susan Glaspell and The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin’s

Proposal This paper will be aimed at discussing such literary works as the play Trifles written Susan Glaspell and Kate Chopin’s short story The Story of an Hour. In particular, it is necessary to examine the views on marriage expressed by these authors. Much attention should be paid to the similarities and differences in the […]

The motifs of life and death in the short stories Hills like White Elephants and the Story of an Hour

1. The manner, in which a particular author explores the motifs of life and death, never ceases to remain utterly reflective of this author’s unconscious anxieties, in regards to what accounts for the philosophical significance of how the earlier mentioned motifs interrelate. Therefore, when it comes to comparing/contrasting two works of literature (within the context […]

Comparing ‘The Story of an Hour’ and ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’

Introduction “The Story of an Hour” by Chopin and “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Gilman revolve around how men view women and their qualities. The short stories are ideally characterized by women who are trying to conform to the standards of the society in their quest for freedom. These two stories have similarities such as the […]

Theme of Gender in «The Story of an Hour» by Kate Chopin and «A Room of One’s Own» by Virginia Woolf

Introduction In the novels, The Story of an Hour and A Room of One’s Own, the authors Kate Chopin and Virginia Woolf respectively explore the theme of gender. The protagonist in The Story of an Hour, Louise, lives in fear due to oppression from her husband. On the other hand, the unknown narrator; the main […]