Form and Structure in 'The Story of an Hour'

In this lesson, we will be looking at the structure of 'The Story of an Hour' and thinking about the effect of Kate Chopin's use of dramatic irony to help her create the story's final twist.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Q1.If someone or something is 'liberated', what are they?

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Q2.Why does Mrs. Mallard's sister, Josephine, beg Mrs. Mallard to open the door?

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Q3.Mrs. Mallard is compared to a goddess of what?

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Q4.Who walks through the door at the end of the story?

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Q5.What are the two 'big ideas' that Kate Chopin explores in 'The Story of an Hour'?

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Q6.What does the term 'affliction' mean?

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Q7.What happens to Mrs. Mallard at the end of the story?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.If someone or something is 'liberated', what are they?

1/7

Q2.Why does Mrs. Mallard's sister, Josephine, beg Mrs. Mallard to open the door?

2/7

Q3.Mrs. Mallard is compared to a goddess of what?

3/7

Q4.Who walks through the door at the end of the story?

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Q5.What are the two 'big ideas' that Kate Chopin explores in 'The Story of an Hour'?

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Q6.What does the term 'affliction' mean?

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Q7.What happens to Mrs. Mallard at the end of the story?

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'The Story of an Hour' - Lesson 3 Quiz

Answer the questions below based on what we have learned so far:

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Q1.What is the purpose of a twist at the end of a story?

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Q2.What are the two 'big ideas' that Kate Chopin explores in 'The Story of an Hour'?

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Q3.If someone or something is 'liberated', what are they?

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Q4.What is meant by the term 'structure'?

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Q5.What is dramatic irony?

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'The Story of an Hour' - Lesson 3 Quiz

Answer the questions below based on what we have learned so far:

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is the purpose of a twist at the end of a story?

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Q2.What are the two 'big ideas' that Kate Chopin explores in 'The Story of an Hour'?

2/5

Q3.If someone or something is 'liberated', what are they?

3/5

Q4.What is meant by the term 'structure'?

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Q5.What is dramatic irony?

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Lesson summary: Form and Structure in 'The Story of an Hour'

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