Story Of An Hour And The Yellow Wallpaper

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In the current age, women and men are pretty much equal when it comes to rights. Both sexes can make decisions, vote, own property, and do all the things that americans should have the right to do. Most people in the current age take this for granted, and do not realize that for the majority of americas life it has not been this way. Women were treated very unfairly for many many years but with the help of women like Kate Chopin, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman, america has been forever changed. Both these women were very influential writers and brought hope to women all over the country. “The Yellow Wallpaper” and “Story of an Hour” were two of these authors more popular stories which influenced many peoples beliefs, and changed many peoples views on how women should be treated. …show more content…
Her father left the family when she was very young, leaving only her mother to take care of the family. Charlotte’s mom took on a big role and was a major influence to charlotte. Charlottes family did not make much money so she took it upon her self to work and help out the family. She had quite a rough early life, but it shaped her into the successful, crazy person that she ended up being. Charlotte wrote many short stories and was known for her early practices of feminism. These two women had very different upbringings, but theyboth had passion for writing, and the passion to spread their ideas. "The story of an hour" and "The yellow wallpaper" were two short stories written in 1892 and 1894 by Kate Chopin, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman. These stories were similar in many ways, and expressed some of the same ideas. Both of the women were predecessors of the feminism movement, and expressed themselves through their writing. The women wanted to prove a point, and they definitely did with these stories. The stories showcase the way women were treated and give some insight about how the authors viewed it as

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