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    Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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    Accurdong tu thi onfurmetoun pruvodid by Windy Kulmer end Frencis Bertkuwsko, Cherlutti Pirkons Golmen wes e whoti fimeli burn on thi Unotid Stetis on 1860 end pessid ewey on 1935. Shi wes en eathur, sucoel crotoc end lictarir. Shi wes thi idotur uf Thi Furirannir (1909-1916) end thi cufuandir uf thi Wumin’s Pieci Perty. Shi pabloshid muri then 180 shurt sturois, thi bist knuwn uf whoch os “Thi Yilluw Wellpepir” (117). Pirkons Golmen wes burn tu thi perints uf Mery Pirkons end Fridiroc Biichir Pirkons

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    Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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    Charlotte Perkins Gilman, an activist, author, and poet was born on July 3, 1860 in Hartford, Connecticut. Gilman is most known for her short story, “The Yellow Wallpaper,” a feminist piece on women gaining independence. Gilman is also known for her other works on topics such as the necessity of work for woman as well as her ideas on a utopian society, and social activism for women. Gilman is also credited with starting a newspaper, The Forerunner. Gilman was born into a prominent family yet faced

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    Charlotte Gilman Feminism

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    works. One of the most influential and prominent feminists of the twentieth century that challenged social norms through her works was the novelist Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Growing up fatherless, Gilman struggled to have a proper education. But her early adversity and influences of upcoming feminists pushed her to write for social reform. In 1909 Gilman established The Forerunner, a magazine where she expressed her ideology of women's activism and problems they faced. She is known to

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    Wallpaper by Charlotte Gilman “The Yellow Wallpaper” written by Charlotte Gilman is a chilling portrayal of a woman’s downward spiral towards madness after undergoing treatment for postpartum depression in the 1800’s. The narrator, whose name remains nameless, represents the hundreds of middle to upper- class women who were diagnosed with “hysteria” and prescribed a “rest” treatment. Although Gilman’s story was a heroic attempt to “save people from being driven crazy” (Gilman p 1) by this

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    Life and Times of Charlotte Perkins Gillman Charlotte Perkins Gillman life and the years leading up to her time of writing of “The Yellow Wallpaper” was a crucial time of her life. The actual creation of the story is the not focus, its what happened to the woman that brought her to create such a story that it is known today. Gilman was born in Harford, Connecticut on July 3, 1860 to parents Fredrick Beecher Perkins and Mery Perkins. Her father tried a wide variety of careers, such as being a librarian

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    by the reader. The author uses this as a way of putting themselves in their writing; they portray a personal reflection through the narrator. We see this in pieces of literature, such as Charlotte Gilman’s, “The Yellow Wallpaper”, an intense short story that critics believe to be an autobiography. Charlotte Gilman wrote this piece in 1892, around the time of her own personal mental depression, after the birth of her child. This story invites the readers into the mind of a well-educated writer who

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    The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Gilman

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    In Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s short story, "The Yellow Wallpaper," Gilman makes adamant statements about feminism and the oppression of women during the 19th century. This story allows the reader to see into the mind of a woman who is slowly going insane and suffering from postpartum depression. During the 19th century, women were forced into a certain stereotype, that of wife and mother. Women were not allowed to express and challenge themselves the way men were. Just as the narrator of the story

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    Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Feminism

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    patriarchal society during the nineteenth century gave birth to female feminism. Charlotte Perkins Gilman was one of the leading feminist during that time. Gilman strived for the oppressed women during the “Victorian Age”, she dedicated her life to social reform believing ever women should have equality. She opened the door for every day women to become involved and to be the masters of their own destiny. The subjugation Gilman faced in the nineteenth century as well as her own experience with postpartum

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    including feminist and anti-feminist perspectives, psychological perspectives, and even perspectives looking at The Yellow Wallpaper as a science- fiction piece. Many analysts have even claimed that the work’s narrator is a direct reflection of Charlotte Perkins Gilman and her political view on psychology of the time. However, most frequently, there have been two major critical psychological perspectives: psychology from a literary perspective, which tends to blame the illness of the narrator on the patriarchy

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    “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Many intellectual artists, who are widely acclaimed for their literary work, live in a world characterized by “progressive insanity” (Gilman 20). Charlotte Perkins Gilman was one such individual. A writer during the early 20th century, Gilman suffered from bouts of deep depression, due part to her dissatisfaction with the limitations of her role as wife and mother. Her writing, particularly her famous story “The Yellow Wallpaper” reflects experiences

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