The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin

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Do you think Josephine in "The Story of an Hour" knows her sister well? Explain your answer.

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One could argue that Josephine does not know her sister that well in Chopin's short story "The Story of an Hour." Josephine is depicted as a concerned sister who has a difficult time breaking the news of Brently Mallard's death to Louise. Josephine understands that Louise is heartbroken and shocked when she receives the news of her husband's death.

Shortly after receiving the difficult news, Louise goes to her room and begins thinking about her future as a single,...

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