Imagine that someone is joyful and happy, because he/she is free itself. But
suddenly it turns around for the worse situation. For this purpose, the author Kate Chopin
written the short story called, “The Story of an Hour”. This summary is mostly about
when Mrs. Mallard heard the news that her husband is listed as killed. At first she was
very depressed and cried lot because of results from the news. But all of suddenly her
feeling have change in happy and enjoy mood of herself. In the end when she didn’t
know and realized that her husband is still alive, she was very shock, cried and then
suddenly passed away as result of heart disease. For this thesis statement, its result that
she was applied by few example of irony that help support of this story.
For the example that support of this story is situation irony. situation irony is the
story that would expect to been happened and what did really happened. For the quotes
that show an example of situation irony is, “There was a feverish triumph in her eyes, and
she carried herself unwittingly like a goddess of Victory. It was Brently Mallard who
entered, a little travel-stained, composedly carrying his grip-sack and umbrella.” This
analysis of the quote that at first, she’s was in charge of her own house because she was
very happy to enjoy herself without her husband. But suddenly, she saw her husband who
appears to be alive and walking into the house that she sudden to cried herself and died of
heart attack. For another quote of the situation irony in this story. “Into this she sank,
pressed down by a physical exhaustion that haunted her body and seemed to reach into
her soul. When she abandoned herself a little whispered word escaped her slightly parted
lips. She said it over and over under her breath: “free, free, free!” “ . This tell that at
beginning of story that she cried as result of her husband were listed it as “kill”. But then
all of sudden that she feels very enjoyable without her husband and that she’s in charge of
this house. For the next irony examples where the readers knows what happens every
section while the characters didn’t know what would happen next.
For other types of irony to start is dramatic irony. Definition is where readers
know the story while character won’t know the predict for the future is dramatic irony.
The first quote that will support of dramatic irony. “Louise, open the door! I beg; open
the door---- you will make yourself ill. What are you doing, Louise. For Heaven’s sake
open the door.” For this explanation that readers knows...