The Yellow Wallpaper Conclusion

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In the short story “The Yellow Wallpaper” published in 1892, author Charlotte Perkins Gilman writes about a young woman named Jane who is suppressed by her husband and suffers from depression. To begin, Gilman introduces Jane, a newly married woman who recently moved in to a new house with her physician of a husband, John. Next Gilman, displays how she is a struggling woman who suffers from “nervous weakness” (473) as misdiagnosed by her husband. Jane was continuously hoovered over and improperly cared for as she was sentenced to her room away from her writing and interaction with other people (other than her husband and sister in law). Feeling alone and misunderstood Jane felt the need to personally take her hatred out on the hideous yellow wallpaper inhabiting her room. Then once she built up the proper strength physically and emotionally, she tore down her yellow paper as a sign courage, which then resulted in her eventually standing up to her family after all the abuse and mistreatment. Jane conclusively gained her voice and life back. In the short storyThe Yellow Wallpaper”, Gilman utilizes the story to give the audience a glimpse of the mistreatment of …show more content…
During the time of this short story men were viewed as the superior, stronger and more intelligent species as expected by society. Jane, who once was a voiceless dame, in control by her husband, eventually built up the strength and tore down the expectation of women roles. Jane was no longer a doll in his creation of his life. Jane finally released her voice and demanded her life back. In the short story “The Yellow Wallpaper”, Gilman utilizes the story to give the audience a glimpse of the mistreatment of women and the mentally ill in the 1890’s by displaying the improper care and abuse that Jane

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