The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin

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How does Mrs. Mallard feel about Mr. Mallard toward the middle of the story?

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After Mrs. Mallard retreats to her room following news that her husband has died, she undergoes a transformation. She sits to look out her bedroom window and notes the signs of new life all around her: trees are blooming, rain is in the air, and sparrows twitter. As she contemplates the loss of her husband, she begins to see the possibilities of a life without him, one in which she is a free woman.

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