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Imprisonment of Women in the Yellow Wallpaper

Summary: "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gillman is an acknowledgement to the imprisonment of women by their husbands that is shown through imagery and symbolism. This allows the reader to view the world of Jane and John. As the story progresses the reader becomes aware of Jane's changing personality and views of her world.
Liz Manuel

English 10H

Young

"The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gillman is an acknowledgement to the imprisonment of women by their husbands that is shown through imagery and symbolism. This allows the reader to view the world of Jane and John. As the story progresses the reader becomes aware of Jane's changing personality and views of her world.

The symbolism in "The Yellow Wallpaper" allows the reader to understand Jane's struggle and confusion with her surroundings. Jane describes her bedroom with distaste complaining that, "the windows are barred" (Gilman 446) which John will not get ride of. John's hold and restraint of what Jane says and does is represented in the barred windows. The barred windows are the ultimate symbol of John's actions of keeping her from the rest of the world, her family, and society. Jane continues the complaint of her room...

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