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    bothered by the outside world. As a patient in a mental hospital who has had a traumatizing experience or an unfortunate happening, they find refuge in the safety of their own mind, which doesn’t allow their soul to project their true self. In The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman one can see that the narrator looked a down upon as to be kept at a lesser level than the males which ends up driving her mentally insane in the long run. This can be seen when the males in the story constantly believe

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    The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman has a tone of a mentally ill women who worsens while under the thumb of her husband who is her doctor first and husband second. She numerously attempts to reveal her true, current state of mind to her husband but he shows that he thinks he knows best. The internal conflict of being better but not being heard leads to her ultimate breakdown and shock to her husband, John. Everyone has experience this type conflict, whether concealed or disclosed to

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    The Yellow Wallpaper is a piece that you really have to sit and analyze. The object of the piece is to highlight how females during that time were forcibly oppressed. Moreover, how oppression can affect one’s mental state. Also, speaking of the mental state, the piece demonstrates how your mind affects your effort or actions. The author speaks about her experience with this through the story. Even though females were being oppressed you can’t help but feel that in some way doctors really thought

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    they thought were cures. “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, is a story of a woman who suffers from postpartum depression, her husband John, happens to be a doctor. He puts her in a house isolated from the world and demands she does nothing with her time. Upon reading the story, I realized that John had his best interest at heart but did not know how to treat her. In this essay I will argue these translations were successful. The Yellow Wallpaper is a story that was written by

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    Through a woman's perspective of assumed insanity, Charlotte Perkins Gilman comments on the role of the female in the late nineteenth century society in relation to her male counterpart in her short story "The Yellow Wallpaper." Gilman uses her own experience with mental instability to show the lack of power that women wielded in shaping the course of their psychological treatment. Further she uses vivid and horrific imagery to draw on the imagination of the reader to conceive the terrors within

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    Due to many male-dominated marriages in the early 19th century, some attitudes toward women were viewed as weak second-class citizens who were deprived of self-expression and individualism. In the short story The Yellow Wall-paper, Charlotte Perkins Gilman unbinds the limited roles women had in their marriages. She reveals that these women were subjected to their husbands because they were seen as vulnerable and over emotional during this time. Gilman creates an unnamed female character that is diagnosed

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    Women of the 19th century were often confined to a specific lifestyle with a certain set of rules to follow as illustrated through The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin and The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Through these literary selections, it is proven that perception of reality can influence reality through the way an individual states their company, mental state and the type of area an individual surrounds themselves in. This is furtherly expressed through the use of symbolism,

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    “The Yellow Wallpaper” was first published in the 19th century by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and was rediscovered in the 20th century. The author is best known for her work and advocacy in political inequality and social justice, but she is greatly acknowledged for her writings on women rights in mirage. According to the main character and narrator of the story, the conventionally accepted nineteenth-century middle-class marriage, which defined a fine line between the functions of the female (primarily

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    “The Yellow Wallpaper” focuses strongly on gender roles which are represented by various symbols within the story. The most active symbol is the yellow wallpaper inside the room in which the narrator resides. Through the symbolism of the wallpaper and other various objects which will be discussed, Charlotte Perkins Gilman illustrates the oppression women suffered from by dominating men. This can be observed early in the story when the narrator says, “John laughs at me, of course, but one expects

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    through symbols in her short story, “The Yellow Wallpaper.” She wanted people to understand the struggle of women in the 19th century. In “The Yellow Wallpaper,” the author uses symbols to show restrictions on women, lack of public interaction, and the struggle for equality in the 19th century. To begin with, “The Yellow Wallpaper” itself is one of the largest symbols in the story. It can be interpreted to symbolize many things about the narrator. The color yellow is often associated with sickness or

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