The Yellow Wallpaper By Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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Research Topic The Yellow wallpaper is a short story that was written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The short story engages in stereotypes of women in society. The fact that Gilman introduces a woman in the story and how she goes crazy because the role she is able to play in the society is limited, and also the ability for her to express herself creatively is constricted, simply points out how Gillman is making a Feminist statement by critiquing society’s view of women in general and the limitation society places on women. Theoretical Context
Melissa Wright’s work Feminism and a feeling of justice emphasizes on gender equality and the advocacy and promotion of equal rights for men and women, that is, we as individuals should all be treated equally in society. Feminism illustrates the status of men and women in the society, and the main goal is to make use of these awarenesses and knowledge gained to improve women’s lives and their role in society (Wright 826). Wright also explains that Feminism’s goal is basically to reach out to society for them to recognize women, giving them a voice, and showing ways by which women have contributed to the society, and therefore, should be acknowledged for it. Feminism is a theory that both men and women should be treated the same way in society and emphasizes on the equality that should be induced in both sexes. (Wright 820). Wright illustrates that Feminism is the growing out of general movement empower women worldwide and also the…

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