Signs of society’s sexism in The Yellow Wall-Paper
The Yellow Wallpaper is a story, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Although the work is short, it is one of the most interesting works in existence. Gilman uses literary techniques very well. The symbolism of The Yellow Wall-Paper, can be seen and employed after some thought and make sense immediately. The views and ideals of society are often found in literary works. Whether the author is trying
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should play. Gilman uses the narrator and the symbolism in The Yellow Wall-Paper, to show society’s views on women. The narrator eventually goes against common culture and becomes a feminist. Men thought the feminist movement was weak and useless, while comparatively, men like John thought their wives were weak and useless outside the home. At the story’s conclusion, the narrator was directing her own footsteps and in reality, women are doing the same.