This Story of an Hour worksheet also includes:
Kate Chopin's oft anthologized "Story of an Hour" offers readers an opportunity to practice close reading skills and to use specific evidence from a text to support an analysis. The story also opens the discussion of a writer's use of irony to encourage social reform.
- Use as part of a study of the Victorian period and the role of women during that time
- The exercise assumes that readers have previously studied irony as a literary device
- Paragraphs are numbered to permit easy reference
- The six-page packet includes text-based and discussion questions, as well as suggestions for related stories