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What literary devices are used in the story of an hour?

The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin Analysis
The narrator has used various literary devices such as imagery, symbolism, irony and figurative language in the short story.

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Considering this, what are the literary elements in the story of an hour?

Literary Devices in The Story of an Hour

  • Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory. Hearts are frequently used to symbolize love in Western art and culture.
  • Setting. Granted, the scope and length of this story is super limited.
  • Narrator Point of View.
  • Genre.
  • Tone.
  • Writing Style.
  • What's Up With the Title?
  • What's Up With the Ending?

how is imagery used in the story of an hour? Imagery in The Story of an Hour. Much of the visual, auditory, and olfactory imagery in the story evokes springtime: rain showers, twittering bird, blue skies, etc. Chopin uses this imagery to suggest the optimism of renewal, a new season, which Louise experiences after learning the news of her husband's death.

Besides, what is the metaphor in the story of an hour?

"When the storm of grief had spent itself she went away to her room alone" Chopin uses metaphor on the word on "grief" because the news of her husbands death hit her all at once and then it finally died down. She came to realization and wanted to be alone.

Is storm of grief a metaphor?

The story is full of metaphors and similes that are used to describe the emotions that describe Louise's reaction to her husband's death. The first metaphor shows the initial impact of learning that her husband is dead. When the storm of grief had spent itself she went away to her room alone.

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