The Yellow Wallpaper - 1743 Words
Triumph of Insanity
In her semi-autobiographical story “The Yellow Wallpaper”, Charlotte Perkins Gilman depicts the frightening and tragic realities that many women faced in the late 1800’s. There are prominent themes of male domination in the medicine, ageism, gender roles, marriage, duality, and mental illness such as, depression, postpartum depression and suicidal wishes. Jane describes the yellow wallpaper itself as what drove her to insanity, but I believe that it is what also gave her...
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