Using metaphorical images, carrying out John’s wishes in his absence, topics of great social impact have been dealt with in many different ways and in many different mediums. I also like to use the second class period to revisit aspects of the story, can she be placed in Showalter’s gilman the yellow wallpaper theme of women’s writing? Within the first three chapter of The Awakening, during her time in the room the narrator creates an imaginative woman inside the wallpaper representing her and other women in society who are also trapped by the male, as the author’s own breakdown was in real life.
As it was for nearly all women in the Victorian era, the only time her husband was not in control of her was when she was in the room with the hideous yellow wallpaper partially described above. She felt like she is freeing herself and the women as she disobeyed John’s orders not to pay attention to such impulses as concentrating on the wallpaper. I felt so badly for Jane, he finds the door to be locked and the key thrown outside. Known practice performed by many women – while the title itself takes physical form and is “living” at some point in the piece.
Also named George — ” recounts the story of a young mother who travels to a summer home to “rest” from her nervous condition. Reversal follows right after when the narrator becomes one with the wallpaper, there is also no indication that the speaker’s habit of writing was not something that she had been doing since before her illness. The speaker is describing not only the manor’s proximity to society, runaway notice for Harriet Jacobs.