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Kate Chopin was a Victorian writer whose writing manifests her life experiences She was not happy with the principles of the time because women had fewer rights and they were not considered equal to men Afraid of segregation from society people lived in a hypocritical world full of lies moreover Kate Chopin was not afraid of segregation and used her writing as a weapon against oppression of the soul Marriage was an oppressor to Chopin she had been a victim of this institution Being a victim of marriage Chopins Story of an Hour is an expression of her believe that marriage is an institution that oppresses represses and is a source of discontent among human beingsThis was her first response to the news of his death She would not had grieved over someone she did not love Even in the heat of her passion she thinks about her lost loveShe knew that she would weep again when she saw the kind tender hands folded in death the face that had never looked safe with love upon her fixed and gray and deadHer love may not have been the greatest love of all time but it was still loveMarriage was not kind to Mrs Mallard her life was dull and not worth living her face showed the years of repression If she did love this man why was marriage so harmful to her Marriage was a prison for herThere would be no powerful will bending her in that blind persistence with which men and women believe they have a right to impose a private will upon a fellow creatureMarriage oppressed her she needed freedom freedom to grow and do what she wanted to do and marriage took that away from here Chopin didnt believe that one person should take away anothers freedom Mrs Mallard loved her husband at times but she loved freedom more For the first time Mrs Mallard felt free since her marriageChopin
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