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Analysis Of The Yellow Wallpaper By Walt Whitman

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The feelings which I tried to convey in my free verse poem were those of the solitude of the narrator in “The Yellow Wallpaper” as well as her state of sanity and consciousness in relation with the woman in the wallpaper. I wished to convey the fact that the woman in the wallpaper was not merely a separate entity, nor a simple figment of the narrator’s imagination, but rather the reflection of the narrator herself and the deterioration of her mind throughout the telling of the story. The reason I chose a free verse poem was simply because I liked listening to the audio files of Walt Whitman’s “Song of myself” and was intrigued by the amount of freedom it gave him to express not merely a single idea, but almost all of his life philosophy
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