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    The short story “The Yellow Wallpaper” focuses on a woman who is struggling with post traumatic syndrome after recently having a baby. Her doctor, who is also her husband, gives her the diagnosis to stay in bed all day and eventually thinking she will get better. From lying in bed all day she starts studying the yellow wallpaper, thinking she sees something in it. By the end of the story, it has drove her crazy and realizes the woman she sees in the wallpaper is really her and breaks free. The setting where the story is taken place in the nineteenth century in a large, summer home. The narrator is primarily stuck in one of the bedrooms within the house with yellow wallpaper. The story never gives her a name, but that she is a young, upper- class woman, who is recently married and has just had a baby. The narrator tells her story through her secret diary that holds her secrets and her obsession with the wallpaper. John who is her doctor and husband, thinks he knows what is best for her by making her to stay…

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    During this historical time period post-partum was not taken seriously because doctors did not know enough information about the disease. Gilman describes throughout her story (the main character) a woman was locked in her room; a direct order from her husband/doctor. Being locked in the room was suppose “cure her state of mind.” She describes the room to the reader as giving her an uneasy feeling, in particular the yellow wallpaper. “The color is repellant, almost revolting; a smouldering…

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    The Yellow Wallpaper

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    The Yellow Wallpaper The story “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, is a short story and first published in 1892, used author’s had experienced of the postpartum depression to create a powerful fictional narrative which has a profound meaning for women. Gilman wrote this story in the first person, and used dramatic and realistic style to form of a journal showed to the reader how quickly insanity takes hold when a person is taken out of context and completely…

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    Yellow Wallpaper

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    connecting in both stories was the powerful effect of death and the diminishing of the female sex as a whole. While the two main symbols that seemed to link together were Emily’s actual house and the yellow wall paper itself. In each story both characters were desexualized by the male sex and in both cases the town's population. The narrator struggled with mental health disorders in The Yellow Wallpaper only to be cast aside. “If a physician of high standing, and one’s own husband assures…

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    Yellow Wallpaper Influence

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    Even though “fiction” are stories that are not real, and many writers try not to have aspects of their life in their stories, you cannot deny that life; the environment one lived in, the orthodoxy that was accepted in the society at their time, one’s own belief, and many more, can influence what and how authors write a story. Gilman’s works are no different. We can see the “echoes” of Gilman’s life and the ideas the society in her time had in her well-known story, “The Yellow Wallpaper”.…

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    Anecdotes, stories, novels, and other grandeur forms of art often bring out many different emotions and feelings such as happiness, sympathy, pain, and horror. Books such as “ the Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Stetson and “the Dead” by James Joyce lead to create a maudlin environment within the book by discussing mawkish topics such as pain and restraint. In the yellow wallpaper, one of the main themes is constraint, an element that leads to the antagonist to lose sanity, “ "I 've got out at…

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    As the narrator describes Gatsby’s parties, everything surrounding the party is yellow and gold, “Turkeys bewitched to a dark gold” (Fitzgerald 40), “The orchestra is playing yellow cocktail music” (Fitzgerald40), Gatsby’s car is described as “a brisk yellow bug” (Fitzgerald 39). It is clear that Gatsby is surrounding himself with yellow. Upon examination it is revealed that yellow is a symbol of money. Gatsby surrounds himself with money to impress Daisy, who only truly cares about herself.…

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    Essay On The Yellow Wall

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    The Yellow Wall Paper Report There are many interesting reports out there. School teachers assign paper reports to students, because it is important building block to help students write better papers or essays. It is Proven to be a fundamental step to writing a successful assignments, while students are at the beginning of their careers. Reports are observed, heard, done or investigated. Then explained so others can understand. There is an interesting report about a Short story that…

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    Underneath Yellow Light

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    Underneath the Yellow Wallpaper: How A yellow light encourages a pause – not a full blown stop, as red lights demand – but a short period of consideration. Within this moment, one determined whether they want to proceed or to stop. Similarly, Charlotte Gilman uses her short-story “The Yellow Wallpaper” as an example for her readers to judge whether they should proceed in confining women or if they should cease harboring the misconception that women as weak and incapable. Gilman purposefully…

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    Implications at the conclusion of the story (“The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman) "The Yellow Wallpaper" it is a semi-autobiographical short story written by Perkins Gilman in which he describes the treatment of women by Dr. Silas Weir Mitchell the husband, who was the famous doctor. During the rest of the story, it describes how a woman is submissive and childlike obedience to male-dominated society during this twentieth century. The ending of the story it has some of the larger…

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