2 OUTLINE: ELEMNTS OF SHORT STORY 2-The significance of the title 1-A brief synopsis about Kate Chopin2-The significance of the title3-Characters4-Setting5-Style6-Structure
3 Kate Chopin is an American author of Short stories & novels (awaking). A brief synopsis about Kate ChopinKate Chopin is an American author of Short stories & novels (awaking).She born (Feb, Aug 22, 1904). Chopin wrote short Stories for both children & adults .she was not famous in her lifetime, her books were not published. 50years after her death, people started published her works. She was called the ancestor of feminism author of 20th century.
4 What is the significance of the title ….. why did the writer choose this title??It’s a turning point in Louise life .She dreams of anew happy life but suddenly all her dreams go away .To attract the attention of the readers .
5 CHARACTERISATIONThe characters in the story are faced with a tragic situation ,we see they all react .Her is a brief overview of characters.Mrs. .Louis Mallard :She is the heroin of the story .she is imprison after her marriage and feces a difficult life with her husband. Mrs. Mallard waits any chance to be free .
6 Married to Louise .He is believed to be involved in a train accident. Brently Mallard:Married to Louise .He is believed to be involved in a train accident.Josephine :Mrs. Mallard's sister. She takes the responsibility to take care of her sister because of her fatal disease
7 Richard :Brently Mallard's friend. He was in the newspaper office when the news of the accident arrived. After confirming the news,he went to Louise home to pass on the news.
8 STTING 1-Time Time of events From the morning until afternoon From the morning until afternoonTime of writingOn April 19th , and published on Dec 6th 1894Time of reading21th century
9 2- Place Place of events Mallard's house(bedroom-stairs-living room) Place of eventsMallard's house(bedroom-stairs-living room)Place of writingAmericaPlace of readingPalestine "Islamic University"
10 3-social environmentRelationship between couplesFeminismWomen issues
11 STYLE _The story made up of series of short paragraphes. _The story covers an hour in Louise Mallard’s life_The story can be read quickly but the impact it makes is powerful.
12 _Chopin surprised us with Louise's elated reaction when she first said ''free'' to herself. She shocks again at the conclusion when she died upon Brently's return .
13 STRCTURE...''PLOT LINE'' The writer followed Aristotle plot-line. >Introduction :Mrs. Mallard situation>Rising action :Mr. Mallard's friend has to break the news to Louise gently.>Climax: Mrs. Mallard declares that she is free.>Falling action: Mrs. Mallard goes down the stairs as a goddess of victory.>conclusion :Doctors say Mrs. Mallard died of joy.
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