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"The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Summary: In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's short story "The Yellow Wallpaper," a woman struggles to express her feelings in the wake of her permissiveness and control by a dominant husband. Through this story, Gilman effectively criticized the male domination of women that she saw during this time. Although the story was written in the 1950s, and American women now enjoy freedom and peace, the continued denial of rights and freedoms to women in many parts of the world make Gilman's message just as relevant today.
Response to "The Yellow Wallpaper":

The woman behind this work of literature portrays the role of women in the society during that period of time. "The Yellow Wallpaper" written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, is a well written story describing a woman who suffers from insanity and how she struggles to express her own thoughts and feelings. The author uses her own experience to criticize male domination of women during the nineteenth century. Although the story was written fifty years ago, "The Yellow Wallpaper" still brings a clear message how powerless women were during that time.

Women were regard as a second class of people. They had neither legal right nor respect from the male counterparts. When the narrator's husband, John, a physician, placed the narrator in the horrid room with yellow wallpaper, and bed-rested, he claimed that he knew what is best for...

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