Finally, the disorder that displayed is bipolar, which is a mood disorder in which a person alternates between hopelessness and lethargy of depression and the overexcited state of mania (p. 520). This disorder is portrayed when Joan Crawford is really calm and becomes the opposite and is freaking out on Christina because of the wire hangers within her
Others began to hear about the girls being touched by the Devil, leading to a mass paranoia among those in Salem, in fear the Devil would come after them. The young girls, Betty and Ruth, created a paranoia throughout Salem by simply acting extremely sick, leading to a conclusion that they had been touched by the Devil,
The first time is when Laura is at the hotel reading Mr. Dalloway because she is disgusted of taking care Richie. For example, she thinks that “[I] can decide to die… [I] can leave them all behind—[my] child and [my] husband and Kitty, [my] parents, everybody” (152) in the middle of reading. This quote suggests that Laura is considering committing suicide in order to escape from her problems, such as the isolation from her family and the homosexual relationship with Kitty. The second time is when Virginia cannot bear her mental illness anymore.
One theme from the yellow wallpaper is a feminism , telling a story about a woman’s struggles against males thinking ; on how they see women. Ever since she moved to the apartment on the top floor with the yellow wallpaper she has decicated to find a pattern on it. She was trapped in a mental state and was seeking mental freedom. Her husband john isn’t very nice to her he treats as a pet ,”John laughs at me, of course , but one expects that in marriage”. She was given the “rest cure” which only makes her makes her more ill because she can 't express herself.
So the theory is, is that Patsy got really frustrated one day and hit JonBenet really hard and knocked her out on accident. Then put her in the cellar while she was knocked out, but JonBenet soon regained consciousness and Patsy’s nearest tool was her paintbrush so she strangled her with
She has an aborting and later finds out that she can no longer bear any children with Tom. The transformation of her personality following the aborting and her increasing mental instability shows the fragility of the human mind. Swift shows us that fragility through Mary’s guilt. The beginning of her madness starts when Dick kills Freddie, because Mary told him that Freddie impregnated her. Later when she finally realizes the harm that her manipulating can do Tom says: “Curiosity’s gone…seems three years older than me, as if she’s become a hard featured woman with a past.”
She is not in control of her actions in this state and is a danger to herself and others as you can see in the movie starting 1:17:13 she’s pointing the gun at the granddaughter. She has displayed behaviors of grief, extreme pain while holding on memories as you can see at 45:20 and throughout the movie she’s has flashbacks. While we know that trauma and stress are roots of all types of mental illness and not just one, it could start from depression and go to schizophrenia, bipolar and so
Ever since she set foot in the house, she has hated the hideous yellow wallpaper. Then after looking at it for months, she realized there is a women barred inside the yellow wallpaper. She realized the woman inside the wallpaper is herself because she said “I’ve got out at last, “in spite of you and Jane? And I’ve pulled most of the paper, so you can’t put me back!” (320).
MEDEA: THE ABANDONED “…You must know the stress and fear I have being unable to offer even water to my children” (Eripides, 2015, p.27) To be able to analyze Medea’s motives in the play, one must understand the biological and psychological reasons leading to altruistic infanticide. According to Sara G. West, a Doctor from the Department of Psychiatry in Ohio, Altruistic filicide is defined as the crime where parents kill their children because either the world is too cruel for them or because they are suffering from an incurable disease (West, 2015, Para.10). It is not easy to analyze altruistic infanticide due to its antithetical nature. It is antithetical because murder is considered a horrible act born out of hatred yet the reason behind
The wife started to imagine seeing a lady in the wallpaper who wanted to break the bars so they could be free. In an effort to set the lady free from the wallpaper, the wife ripped the wallpaper off the wall. Unfortunately, ripping the wallpaper down did not free the lady from the wallpaper. The wife digressed to the state of being mentally insane. Gilman presented this story in a unique way because it contained a deeper explanation of how women were treated in the nineteenth century and how their mistreatment was accepted by society.
During her time in the room she felt the room “at night in any kind of light, in twilight, candlelight, lamplight, and worst of all by moonlight, it becomes bars!” (Gilman 304). The narrator of the yellow wallpaper descends into madness to escape the cruel dominance of her society. As the story progresses the yellow wallpaper becomes a constant companion. She first dislikes the color and despises the pattern, but after closely studying the pattern “a strange, provoking, formless sort of figure that seems to skulk about behind that silly and conspicuous front design” and after obsessing over the painting she finds bars hidden.
In The Yellow Wallpaper a dangerous effect of complete isolation is paranoia. It is linked in with the obsession of the wallpaper as the narrator does not want anyone else becoming interested in it. The narrator wants the wallpaper all to herself to study and becomes suspicious of John and Jennie. She claims to have “caught [John] several times looking at the wallpaper” and “caught Jennie with her hand on it” (162). This effect of isolation is dangerous because the narrator locks herself in her room and throws the key out of the window in order to free the women who are trapped in the wallpaper.
"The Yellow Wallpaper" is about a lady made crazy by post pregnancy anxiety and a hazardous treatment. However,, an examination of the protagonist’s portrayal shows that the story is generally about character. The protagonist’s projection of a fanciful lady, which at first is just her shadow, against the bars of the wallpaper shows her personality, disguising the contention she is dealing with and in the end prompting the entire breakdown of the limits of her character and that of her shadow. Continually alone and not allowed to abandon her room, the absence of something to involve her time makes the protagonist very confused. With blocked windows, the room is very similar to a jail.
According to Michael Mechanic, who wrote an article on social isolation for Mother Jones, people socially isolated can "expericiencr extreme restlessness, childish emotional responses, and vivid hallucinations. " The narrator obviously experience many of those things like imagining a woman in the wallpaper, never sleeping at night, and crying over nothing. More human contact could have helped her