The Yellow Wallpaper Essay | The Yellow Wallpaper

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The Yellow Wallpaper

Summary: There are many elements in this story that can be analyzed to reveal that the woman in "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman crosses from sanity to insanity because of her husband's theory and treatment for her "temporary nervous breakdown."
The Yellow Wallpaper

For centuries male dominance has existed, will it ever be equal? Are women in today's society subject to a modern "rest cure" theory by taking medications to "control" their "nervous breakdowns"" It's foolish to think that times have changed from Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" to today's society. Women are still living in the same male dominant world as in the short story, "The Yellow Wallpaper." The author presents a tragic story of a woman that suffers from what we can now identify as postpartum depression after the birth of her child and how she tries to regain her sanity from her well-intentioned husband that eventually drives her to her suicide. Gilman's story is parallel to that of the woman in "the Yellow Wallpaper," with the exception that she did heal herself by ignoring Mr. Mitchell's "rest cure" theory, which he later modifies only after...

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