The Yellow Wallpaper, By Katherine Perkins Gilman And Ms. Brill

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Whether a story is written short or long, in a novel, or in a movie, it always has a main theme that attracts the reader. The theme helps connect all the plots together to come to a final resolution. Being lonely, isolated and unwanted are the feelings that most affect people. Loneliness is about feeling disconnected from the rest of the world. Being isolated have a negative impact on society, but it will also have a negative impact on the person being isolated. The two short stories, “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and “Ms. Brill” by Katherine Mansfield focuses on the way two women experience loneliness, isolation, and social expectation in their society. Social expectations may hold back women from achieving their fullest potential because they are obligated to stand by a series of rules that may be counter-productive to them. Throughout these two stories, the readers are able to see a lot of similarities between the stories just that they are presented in different ways. One of the major differences obviously is the way that the protagonists experience isolation and loneliness. In “Miss Brill” and “The Yellow Wallpaper” the two main characters are each lonely and isolated for different reasons. However, being lonely and isolated have a negative impact in their life. In “Miss Brill” the main character is isolated from society because people don 't notice her which results in her loneliness and isolation and makes her live in a fantasy world and view

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