The Yellow Wallpaper Essay | The Depiction of Women in "The Chrysanthemum" and "Yellow Wallpaper."

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The Depiction of Women in "The Chrysanthemum" and "Yellow Wallpaper."

Summary: Analyzes and compares Steinbeck's "The Chrysanthemum" and Gilman's "Yellow Wallpaper." Discusses the use of literary elements in both stories and common themes, including the isolation and control of women.
Identical twins have the same genes that make both of them look, think, and feel the same. Their likes and dislikes are the same; for instance, when one likes yellow, the other will like yellow. However, their fortunes are different; for instance, when one dies, the other will not die. Similarly, in literature, different authors have created a twin character in different eras. It is as if a second twin sister was born forty years after the first one was born. In "The Yellow Wallpaper," written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman ( 1892) and "The Chrysanthemums," written by John Steinbeck (1938), both stories are similar in characterization and setting. They differ, however, in their points of view and the symbolism. Each actual symbol is different, but its meaning is the same. Although they differ in many different ways, both show that being trapped inside...

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