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"The Story of an Hour" Lit. Questions

Use evidence from the Spoon River Anthology epitaphs and "The Story of an Hour" to explain how literature of the time reflected some women's feelings of being trapped and oppressed by their husbands.
Benjamin Franklin said, "Be assured, a Woman's Power, as well as Happiness, has no other Foundation but her Husband's Esteem and Love."
Based on her thinking before learning of her husband's death, how would Mrs. Mallard in "The Story of an Hour" have responded to Franklin's idea?
Use evidence from the story to support your conclusion.

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