Depression In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper

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As someone who suffers from depression, it is easy to relate to the main character of The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The difference though, is that I am able to talk about my problems, and express my feelings to my significant other. She, however, is not allowed to. She has to push her problems aside and is forced to deal with the problems on her own. She is isolated in a room, with no one to talk to, no outlet. Her husband, John, makes her stop working, and does not allow her any creative form of expression. He believes he is helping, but as a result of the treatment- and I use the term treatment loosely- she only gets worse. She is stuck inside of her own mind, forced to just sit alone and think. One of the best ways to

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