The Story of an Hour Lesson Plans
by Kate Chopin

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  • The Story of an Hour eNotes Reading Response Prompts

    The first paragraph of the story consists of a single sentence that communicates several pieces of information. What facts do you learn from the sentence? What can you infer from it? Who are Josephine and Richards? Describe how each of them demonstrates concern for Mrs. Mallard. After learning that her husband has been...

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  • The Story of an Hour eNotes Teaching Guide

    So you’re going to teach Kate Chopin's “The Story of an Hour.” Whether it’s your first or hundredth time, Chopin’s short story has been a mainstay of English classrooms for generations. While it has its challenges—spare story-telling and moments of irony—teaching this text to your class will be rewarding for...

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