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886 wordsFreeman s Mother The revolt of Mother is an interesting short story by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, who lived, in the late nineteenth century. This short story presents important aspects of Freeman life. Throughout this story she express the miserable life that her mother was having with her father and what she did to claim for her rights; also, what changes her father did toward her mother. Freemans mother had a miserable life with her husband. It may be interesting to know that Freemans father, Wa...
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