Analysis Of ' The Yellow Wallpaper ' By Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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Women 's Role In Society

“The role of women in society has been greatly overseen in the last few decades, but now are coming to a more perspective to people.” In other words a women 's roles in society is much different today than it was in the past. The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is about a woman who is suffering from nervous depression. Her treatments requires her to do nothing active especially write. The narrator starts to secretly write because it would help her feel better. She writes about her room. The room has many disturbing things, particular the yellow wallpaper because it was revolting to her. When John, who is her doctor and husband, finds out about her writing he takes it away. Now the narrator is left with nothing to do but stare at the disturbing wallpaper. Her mind starts to go insane and she grows fond of the wallpaper. She starts to believes that there is women who creeps around her at night. Also that the wallpaper is really a woman who is behind bars because she is trapped from society. In today 's society women have better opportunities to balance marriage and work.

The Yellow Wallpaper was published in the late 1800s. During this time women were completely controlled by men. Their sole purpose of life was to get married and start a family. After marriage the men would own everything the women had. They didn 't have any rights or freedom during the author 's time. However, in today 's society women have various roles. Many women…

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