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.
a. had worried about a life that she now knows will be short.
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