Comparison of “The Yellow Wallpaper” and “The Darling”
In Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s, “The Yellow Wallpaper”, and Anton Chekhov’s, “The Darling”, we are introduced to main characters with lives surrounded by control. In Gilman’s, “The Yellow Wallpaper”, the main character, which remains nameless, is controlled by her husband, John. He tells her what she is and is not allowed to do, where she is to live, and that is she is not permitted
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the main character makes no decisions of her own. Her husband, John, controls everything she does. In “The Darling”, the men surrounding her life control all of Olenka’s opinions. The men do not mean for it to be this way but that is just how Olenka is. She allows herself to not be able to think on her own. These characters have similar personalities. They both allow themselves to be controlled throughout their lives.