A Struggle In Ernest Hemingway's The Yellow Wallpaper

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As the story continues I came to the conclusion that the narrator “realizes that the wallpaper may be the only part of her life she can control” as stated by MacPike. She “learns to use it on an intellectual level to replace the adult intellectual activity forbidden to her.” John has prohibited her to do any activity, such as her writing. Consequently the author has no control over her life. Moreover, her desire to have human contact and not be imprisoned leads her to seek a human with whom to interact, she finds heads in the wallpaper” (artickle 1 pg 288). When the imagery of the heads and the two bulbous eyes came into my mind I began to feel scared. My first thought was that perhaps the house was indeed haunted. I believed that the narrator
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