“The Story of an Hour” by Chopin as a Murder Mystery
Read the book “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin and determine who attempted to murder Mrs. Mallard.
Kate Chopin said that “The Story of an Hour” is a murder mystery and that Brently Mallard, Richards and Josephine are all suspects. Mrs. Mallard was told that her husband was killed in a train accident, hoping that she would have a heart attack and die after hearing the news. She did die but from the shock of seeing her husband alive. The perfect murder had been committed because the cause of death was recorded as her joy of seeing him alive. Read between the lines and see if you can determine who attempted to murder her and got lucky when she died anyway.