The Narrator In Ernest Hemingway's The Yellow Wallpaper

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The end of this story is very bizarre. The narrator locks herself away in her room. She tares, bites, rips, and destroys the yellow wallpaper that is keeping this woman trapped inside. She seems to go totally insane. When her husband is finally able to break in he seems shocked by the pure insanity of his wife and faints. The narrator is convinced that she was the woman trapped inside the wallpaper and that John and Jane kept her trapped inside of it. In ripping all of the wallpaper off she was able to escape and they wouldn't be able to put her back in, no matter what their efforts. It’s a personal gain for the narrator because she finally realizes that her husband has trapped her inside of this home and this illness. She feels as if he’s

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