Language in 'The Story of an Hour'

In this lesson, we will finish reading 'The Story of an Hour'. We will discuss Kate Chopin's use of language in the text and share our opinions on the big plot twist that occurs at the end.

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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!

Q1.What does 'reading for meaning' mean?

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Q2.What does the term 'affliction' mean?

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Q3.What do we know for certain about Mrs. Mallard?

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Q4.How does Mrs. Mallard react when she hears of her husband's death?

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Q5.When she is alone, Mrs. Mallard whispers 'Free, free, free!' to herself. What does this suggest about her?

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Quiz:

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!

Q1.What does 'reading for meaning' mean?

1/5

Q2.What does the term 'affliction' mean?

2/5

Q3.What do we know for certain about Mrs. Mallard?

3/5

Q4.How does Mrs. Mallard react when she hears of her husband's death?

4/5

Q5.When she is alone, Mrs. Mallard whispers 'Free, free, free!' to herself. What does this suggest about her?

5/5

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'The Story of an Hour' - Lesson 2

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

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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'The Story of an Hour' - Lesson 2

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

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?

4/7

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

5/7

Q6.What does the term 'affliction' mean?

6/7

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

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Lesson summary: Language in 'The Story of an Hour'

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