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The Story of an Hour: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Story of an Hour? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
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Q. The biggest concern in this story is


That someone died
That someone is sad
That someone is relieved
That someone feels shame
How one tells a story
Q. What killed Mrs. Mallard?


Train accident
Car accident
Surprise
Fear
Gun shot
Q. At first what seems terrible to Mrs. Mallard?


Freedom
Confinement
Morality
Childbirth
Eggplant
Q. Yet it seems like life can change drastically, and a person can change dramatically, in under an hour. Which theme is this?


Love
Manipulation
Language and Communication
Freedom and Confinement
Time
Q. This story is unique in its approach to feelings surrounding


Dreams
Job security
Death
Unions
Railroads
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