Reading Kate Chopin’s short story (PDF) and discuss the following questions:
what ACTUALLY caused the death of Mrs. Mallard? Why do you think so? Had Mrs. Mallard lived, what would she have done with her life after her husband’s return? Why do you think so? Had Mr. Mallard died in the accident, what would Mrs. Mallard have done with her life? Support your speculation with good and logic reasons. What do you think the author Kate Chopin intends to suggest with such an ending of The Story of an Hour?