Reading 095 Short Story Questions
Please answer the questions below carefully and completely. Most of these questions will not be able to
be answered with a single word, but will require explanation of your answer.
Questions for "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin:
1. Describe your reaction to Mrs. Mallard
2. What is wrong with Mrs. Mallard's health?
3. Who is Josephine?
4. Who is Richards?
5. Describe what you think Mrs. Mallard's daily life was like.
6. What message is the author conveying with this story? A complete answer will take at least one full paragraph.