The Story of an Hour

by: Kate Chopin

Themes, Motifs and Symbols Quick Quiz

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What does Chopin represent as a source of forbidden joy for women?

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What does Chopin suggest about marriages?

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What motif does Chopin use to highlight the dichotomy of sorrow and happiness?

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What symbol represents Louise’s ambivalence toward her marriage?

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What symbol represents the freedom and opportunities that seem to await Louise after her husband’s death?