How are the "The Story of an Hour" and Steele's A Dream Deferred similar?
Similarities between the two books are not immediately apparent: one is a work of fiction; the other, a political polemic. Nevertheless, one can detect some point of comparison in the title of Steele's book, A Dream Deferred.
In "The Story of an Hour " Mrs. Mallard's dreams of becoming an independent woman, able to lead the kind of life she wants to lead, have been constantly deferred right throughout her marriage....
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