What view of marriage does Kate Chopin present in this story, and how does it compare with your own view?

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The view of marriage in the short story "The Story of an Hour" is not exactly what I would call a positive reflection of marriage. Mrs. Mallard is married, but I would definitely hesitate to say that she is happily married.

She at one point loved her husband. She probably still does on some level. Her husband cares for her and provides her with her physical needs; however, Mrs. Mallard's husband does little to help her emotional and mental needs. He does...

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