Kate Chopin's The Yellow Wallpaper

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The Yellow Wallpaper
‘The Yellow Wallpaper’, is a story about a wife and a husband, decided to rent a mansion for the summer. John, which is the husband, is assured that his wife is suffering from neurasthenia and believes that she needs to rest. He puts her in a bedroom, which has yellow wallpaper; she is stuck there until she becomes mad. This story explains the progression into insanity but also freedom. The husband, most of the time represents authority and the society in which where women didn’t have a mind of their own. They needed a man to control them and to help them every step of the way through life. As so they thought. Through out the story, the wife claims that she sees figures on the yellow wallpaper. Which honestly could’ve
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