The Story of an Hour
The Story of an Hour
by Kate Chopin

The Story of an Hour Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Themes
Quotes
Language and Communication
Language and Communication Quotes
Freedom and Confinement
Freedom and Confinement Quotes
Time
Time Quotes
Mortality
Mortality Quotes
The Story of an Hour
Brief Summary
Characters
Mrs. Louise Mallard
Timeline
Mr. Brently Mallard
Josephine
Richards
Character Clues
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Heart Trouble
Death
Time, An Hour
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Study Questions
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Time Flies When You’re... Reading About It
Time Flies When You’re... Reading About It Flashcards
Time Flies When You’re... Reading About It True or False
Kate Chopin’s Funeral March
Kate Chopin’s Funeral March Flashcards
Kate Chopin’s Funeral March True or False
Essay
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
One Hour Photo
One Hour Fiction
One Hour Literary Analysis
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop