Self-Expression in "The Yellow Wallpaper"
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This paper provides a feminist/gender critique of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's short story "The Yellow Wallpaper," arguing that confined in a patriarchal society, the female narrator's madness represents one small measure of self-expression and liberty.
From the Paper:"Feminist criticism offered by Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "Women and Economics" seeks to correct or supplement what they regard as a predominantly male-dominated critical perspective with a feminist consciousness. In her short story "The Yellow WallPaper", Gilman also demonstrates the impact of male-dominated existence on a woman's expression and development. Severely restricted in activity by her male physician and husband, the narrator in the story eventually succumbs to madness primarily because it is a choice that is within her control in this environment, otherwise dominated by..."
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