Discuss the role of wife and mother in the late 19th century in mind.
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Kate Chopin and Edith Wharton wrote about the issues surrounding women, family, and women’s place in society.

Choose one of the assigned stories. 

1.The role of wife and mother in the late 19th century in mind: http://www.loyno.edu/~kchopin/new/women/motherhood.html As you read the three short stories linked below, keep what you have learned in mind.

Kate Chopin 

Read  “The Story of an Hour”: http://www.katechopin.org/pdfs/Kate%20Chopin%2c%20The%20Story%20of%20an%20Hour.pdf

Read  “Desirée’s Baby”: http://www.katechopin.org/pdfs/desirees-baby.pdf

2. Edith Wharton 

Read “The Other Two”: https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/w/wharton/edith/descent_of_man/chapter2.html

Please Note: There are several transcription errors at the end of three sections in Wharton’s story.

You can ignore them:

End of section I: Waythorn moved away with a gesture of refusal

End of section III: “Why, how do you do?” she said with a distinct note of pleasure

End of section IV: “Earth’s Martyrs.” By Stephen Phillips.

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