Bad: iPods are devices that transport and play music. Your thesis statement should do more than state a fact; rather, it should make an assertion based on your own ideas.
But of course the doctors totally misunderstand the joy that kills her. Rather than condemn Mrs. Is this alerting us that there may be other "veiled hints" in the story? Notice that the thesis is the last sentence in the first paragraph.
Mallard is notified with information that is life altering. Mallard died at the end of the story, she did not die out of shock that her husband was alive, but from watching her freedom slip through her hands.
This situation gives readers a prediction, and that is how the widow Mallard has for the last hour experienced a great joy. If her years of marriage were ironic, bringing her a sort of living death instead of joy, her new life is ironic too, not only because it grows out of her moment of grief for her supposedly dead husband, but also because her vision of "a long procession of years" 12 is cut short within an hour on a spring day.
In this essay, the writer offers a close reading and detailed explication of the story, paying particular attention to the techniques that Chopin uses to build up these three emotions and tensions in the reader.