Read the short story “The Story of an Hour” (p. 260 or 179) and research to find out Kate Chopin’s background and life experiences. How are these evident or displayed in the piece you read? Researching the lives of women at this time period, what do you think Chopin might have been trying to say to the reader? Use examples from the story to explain your thoughts and ideas.
Your writing also need sourses from the following articles.
Grant, Judith. Fundamental feminism: Contesting the core concepts of feminist theory. Routledge, 2013.
Pinto, Samantha. Difficult diasporas: The transnational feminist aesthetic of the black Atlantic. NYU Press, 2013.
Mann, Susan Archer, and Ashly Suzanne Patterson. Reading Feminist Theory: From Modernity to Postmodernity. Oxford University Press, USA, 2015.
Leonard, Suzanne. “The Americanization of Emma Bovary: From Feminist Icon to Desperate Housewife.” Signs 38.3 (2013): 647-669.