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Stettler

                                             Hour 5

                                             2/15/00



                         

Modern Lit. Essay #1



     In the early twentieth century a writers work usually represented ones surroundings. In the stories “Araby” by James Joyce and “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charolotte Gilman there are examples of their immediate surroundings taking affect in there writings. In most cases a person becomes what there surroundings are because that was the way they were raised. A person’s family, friends, neighborhood and every day things will shape and mold ones morals and character.



     In “The Yellow Wallpaper” the narrator is also the author. Charolotte Gilman writes about her struggle with insanity. The story takes place in a house in the countryside. Johns plan was to get his wife away from all the hust...


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