Analysis Of Charlotte Perkins Gilman 's ' The Yellow Wallpaper '

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A Lost Soul During 1892, women had a difficult way of living, this was a time were men are right and women were wrong. When women would go into a deep depression after giving birth to there child and had to be kept in isolation, as a for of a cure. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman short story “The Yellow Wallpaper” a women who is kept behind close doors, as a treatment because of her depression, who is given by her doctor and husband after having a child. Been kept in isolation, having no supporting an treated like a little kid and becoming obsess with the yellow wallpaper is what makes her loose herself and makes her go insane. In this time period women can not vote or make any type of money, and because of this most women felt as if they where trap themselves, for not been able to do what they wanted.This is the time where the women from Gilman short story is living in. Her family and her self had just moved into a mansion for the summer. As a way for her to get over her depression or has he calls it “Temporary nervous depression a slight hysterical tendency”(Gilman 473). Even from the very begging he does not really take serious the idea of her wife been sick. He treat her like a little kid and this set an atmosphere as if the relation ship with in them was just on sided, as if he was oppressing her by telling her not to do anything instead of helping her. After they get set up,
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