a summary that answers the five questions below:
In her introduction to her essay, Wan quotes E.M. Forster. Why? What is Wan's thesis or what main idea will she be trying to prove in her essay?
Why does Wan reference the Chinese philosopher, Zhuangzi, from the 4th century BC?
What specific details about Zhuangzi does Wan compare with "The Story of an Hour" and why?
What idea from the 20th century German philosopher, Martin Heidegger, does Wan use to explain "The Story of an Hour" and why?
Who are the female protagonists in literature that Wan compares with Mrs. Mallard from "The Story of an Hour" and why?
According to Wan, what is Kate Chopin's view on death and freedom in "The Story of an Hour"? What evidence does Wan provide for her conclusion?