Patterns On The Yellow Wall-Paper

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Conversely, the narrator, “I”, is the representative of women who try to fight against the oppression of the society and strive for the real self-liberation. Many of her behaviors in the text can show that she used to be a sensitive, imaginative and optimistic person. Before the narrator moves into the “haunted house” (647), she mentioned that “there is something queer about it”. She also says that her physician husband “perhaps is one reason she does not get well faster” (648), which all show that she knows what is benefit to her and what is not. From how she describes the patterns on the yellow wall-paper, “they connect diagonally, and the sprawling outlines run off in great slanting waves of optic horror, like a lot of wallowing seaweeds
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