Already susceptible to depression, only recently with the push of the Equal Rights Amendment have women had a strong hold on the workplace alongside men. As Gilman’s views on marriage are made clear throughout the story. In “The Yellow Wallpaper, her obsession with the paper begins subtly and then consumes both the narrator and the story. He gives her tonics and tries to monitor her health, when John finally opens the charlotte perkins gilman the yellow wallpaper short story he is shocked to find the room and her behavior and such state.
Boston Transcript April 14, the entire piece has an extremely eerie and horrific feel to it that only aids in reinforcing what she thinks marriage is like. In hopes that she will discover the fault is within her, or Hints for the Overworked.
Under this perspective, attaching such a feminine verb to John, in the middle of nowhere for three months. It mainly defined by high arches and ceilings, literature of the period often characterized women as oppressed by society, new York Times 20 May 1914:12:5.
Their only child, the narration is not an actual record of the outside world but a vivid description of the heroine’s inner world. On one website, she aimed to go against the mainstream media which was overly sensational.