The Yellow Wallpaper Essay | The Yellow Wallpaper

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The Yellow Wallpaper

Summary: "The Yellow Wallpaper," by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, is a disheartening, feministic story written in a journal- like style with a first-person point of view. The journal entries are about the three months during which John, the narrator's husband, tries to cure his wife's "nervous condition," postpartum depression, which eventually leads to her complete mental breakdown.
"The Yellow Wallpaper," by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, is a disheartening, feministic story written in a journal- like style with a first-person point of view. The journal entries are about the three months during which John, the narrator's husband, tries to cure his wife's "nervous condition," postpartum depression, which eventually leads to her complete mental breakdown. The passage I have chosen, the end and major climax, shows this breakdown through the structure of her writing that is fragmented and confusing, reflecting the narrator's current mental state. The theme of the entire story, and this passage, is feminism, and more specifically, how it affects and traps women.

In the beginning of the story, the narrator tries to get out of the room. She hates the wallpaper, the isolation, and being inside, oppressed. The last passage, however is a complete contrast to that. The narrator begins to "help" the once...

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