“Storm” and “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin Outline – Essay Sample


  1. Introduction
  2. Thesis: Discrimination and undervaluing of women shown in the works of Kate Chopin.

  3. Body
    1.  Feminine nature in “Storm”
    2.  The act of adultery
    3.  Revelation of emotions
    4.  Marriage trap in “The Story of an Hour”
    5.  Mrs. Mallard’s freedom
    6. Death of a husband leads to wife’s independence

  4. Conclusion
  5. Reconfirmed Thesis: The theme of women’s inability to lead a free and independent life in “Storm” and “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin.

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