The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin. Unlike other stories by Chopin I had read, this one was more engulf with literary elements, through the use of imageries. The main use of the imageries were done with the use of the window. When Louise Mallard the main character kept staring out the window the use of these images came to life. Peering outside, makes the sense of an new beginning seems to come about. She now as a chance to start over, because of these images out her window, that symbolized hope. One where she can leave the darkness and go into a light of hope, where there is no one to depend on,but herself. The freedom and opportunities that all awaits her after the death of her husband, means she could now move on. The birds singing outside could mean a melodious song of the start of a new era, of her dream.