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Q: Why does Mrs. Mallard refuse her sister Josephine’s offer to keep her company? a. Mrs. Mallard does not want to upset her sister. b. Mrs. Mallard prefers not to display emotion to others. c. Mrs.
Mallard needs privacy to confront her true feelings. d. Mrs. Mallard wants Josephine to keep Richard company.
A: The questions below refer to the selection Story of an Hour. ? Why does Mrs. Mallard refuse her sister Josephine's offer to keep her company? a. Mrs. Mallard does not want to upset her sister. Mrs. [ Mallard refuses to let Josephine keep her company because Mrs. Mallard realizes that she has freedom after she learns that her husband has died. ]
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User: Why does Mrs. Mallard refuse her sister Josephine’s offer to keep her company? a. Mrs. Mallard does not want to upset her sister. b. Mrs. Mallard prefers not to display emotion to others. c. Mrs. Mallard needs privacy to confront her true feelings. d. Mrs. Mallard wants Josephine to keep Richard company.

Weegy: The questions below refer to the selection Story of an Hour. ? Why does Mrs. Mallard refuse her sister Josephine's offer to keep her company? a. Mrs. Mallard does not want to upset her sister. Mrs. [ Mallard refuses to let Josephine keep her company because Mrs. Mallard realizes that she has freedom after she learns that her husband has died. ]
Marvel2|Points 988|

User: After the initial storm of tears, Mrs. Mallard’s response to the news of her husband’s death is motivated largely by a wave of a. self-assertion. c. self-pity. b. anger. d. vengeance.

Weegy: The answer is letter a. self-assertion.
iamrheymacion|Points 0|

User: In “The Story of an Hour,” Kate Chopin is primarily concerned with the a. sacrilege of rejoicing at someone’s death. b. importance of confirming reports of tragic events. c. difficulty of distinguishing between illusion and reality. d. individual’s right to self-expression.

Weegy: In The Story of an Hour,? Kate Chopin is primarily concerned with the D. individual's right to self-expression.
jeifunk|Points 9995|

User: Readers in Kate Chopin’s time must have found “The Story of an Hour” particularly shocking because of the contrast between Mrs. Mallard’s response to her husband’s death and a. the response that society would consider appropriate. b. the love that Mr. Mallard feels for his wife. c. her response to the discovery that he is actually alive. d. her professions of affection for her husband.

Weegy: C. Her response to the discovery that he is actually alive
AndrewTang|Points 118|

User: Why is Richards so concerned about “bearing the sad message” to Mrs. Mallard himself? a. He wants to keep less sensitive and less careful friends from doing it. b. He doesn’t trust Josephine to get the message right. c. He wants to see her reaction when she first hears the news. d. He knows she won’t believe the story unless he confirms it.

Weegy: d. He knows she won t believe the story unless he confirms it.
selymi|Points 10989|

User: How does Mrs. Mallard “hear the story” of her husband’s death? a. with a paralyzed inability to accept its meaning b. with sudden, wild weeping c. with a shriek of joy and relief d. with a sigh and a dull stare in her eyes

Weegy: d. with a sigh and a dull stare in her eyes
Booknerd_lizzy|Points 350|

User: What word best characterizes this statement about Louise’s feeling for her husband? And yet she had loved him—sometimes. a. joyful c. ironic b. sorrowful d. insincere

Weegy: the word that best characterizes Louise's feeling for her husband is B. SORROWFUL
chinggay_0118|Points 831|

User: Which vocabulary word best suggests Mrs. Mallard’s emotional state regarding her marriage before she hears of her husband’s death? a. elusive c. tumultuously b. repression d. importunities

Weegy: b. repression
Shey091808|Points 863|

User: What is the best reason for considering the title "The Story of an Hour" ironic? a. The events in the story take much longer than an hour. b. In the title, the “story” actually refers to that of Louise’s life. c. The title is deceptively undramatic compared to the events. d. The words suggest the opposite of their usual meaning.

Weegy: a. The events in the story take much longer than an hour.
jshafer|Points 140|

User: What was the result of Josephine’s importunities outside her sister’s door? a. They gave support to Mrs. Mallard’s feelings of self-assertion. b. They made Mrs. Mallard impatient and annoyed with her. c. They persuaded Mrs. Mallard to leave her room. d. They led her to overhear Mrs. Mallard weeping

Weegy: They persuaded Mrs. Mallard to leave her room. Was the result of Josephine's importunities outside her sister's door.
wisbest|Points 2737|

User: When Mrs. Mallard looked out the window as she reacted to the news of her husband’s death, she saw “patches of blue sky showing here and there through the clouds” and “the tops of trees that were all aquiver with the new spring life.” These images are most probably intended to a. point out the irony of nature’s indifference to human affairs. b. evoke a flavor of the beautiful Louisiana countryside. c. suggest Mrs. Mallard’s intense feeling for nature. d. symbolize Mrs. Mallard’s promise of new life.

Weegy: Symbolize Mrs. Mallard's promise of new life.
jeifunk|Points 9995|

User: What is the meaning of the following passage from the story? A kind intention or a cruel intention made the act seem no less a crime as she looked upon it in that brief moment of illumination. a. Mrs. Mallard finally realizes that her husband had been cruel to her when she thought he was being kind. b. She hadn’t known until now whether her husband’s intention had been cruel or kind. c. She now understands that imposing your own will on someone is a crime, no matter whether the intention is cruel or kind. d. She suddenly understands that her self-assertion is a crime, whether her intention was cruel or kind.

Weegy: c. She now understands that imposing your own will on someone is a crime, no matter whether the intention is cruel or kind.
ashakr|Points 70|

User: Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” is a powerful illustration of the a. cruel irony of fate. c. joy of marriage. b. tragedy of thwarted love d. injustice of life.

Weegy: Kate Chopin's The Story of an Hour? is a powerful illustration of the cruel irony of fate.
jeifunk|Points 9995|

User: When Mrs. Mallard reflects that, "It was only yesterday she had thought with a shudder that life might be long," she becomes aware of the irony that she a. had worried about a life that she now knows will be short. b. has not been punished for such unacceptable thoughts. c. now desired something she had previously feared. d. had not valued her husband properly until she lost him.

Weegy: When Mrs. Mallard reflects that, "It was only yesterday she had thought with a shudder that life might be long," she becomes aware of the irony that she Answer: a. had worried about a life that she now knows will be short.
Flerida|Points 176|

User: Which of the following best illustrates the use of irony? a. "She wept at once, with sudden, wild abandonment, in her sister's arms." b. "She was young, with a fair, calm face, whose lines bespoke repression and even a certain strength." c. "And yet she had loved him- sometimes. Often she had not. What did it matter!" d. "When the doctors came they said she had died of heart disease- of joy that kills."



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