The Yellow Wallpaper Essay | The Yellow Wallpaper: Analyzing the Narrator

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The Yellow Wallpaper: Analyzing the Narrator

Summary: Analyzes the short story, The Yellow Wallpaper, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Provides a character study of the narrator. Discusses her illness and determines if it is her environment which causes her to go mad.
In "The Yellow Wallpaper," Charlotte Perkins Gilman presents the narrator, being the main character, as an ill woman. However, she is not ill physically. She is ill in her mind. More than any chemical imbalance that may be present; the narrator's environment is what causes her to go mad.

The narrator is never directly introduced or ever called by a name. It is obvious that this narrator is a woman, married to a named John. His name is presented, and not hers, for a reason. It is to present the fact that within herself, within her marriage to John, and within society, she feels unimportant. Within her, she feels as though, she cannot be named like others can, as though she cannot be in the same human category. She doesn't see herself as normal, like other people. Within the marriage of her and John...

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