Loneliness In 'The Yellow Wallpaper'

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"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. Indeed, the pattern on the wallpaper, which at first was…show more content…
At first this lady is basically a shapeless figure behind the senseless wallpaper design, much like the shadow. The way that the figure is at first "shapeless" shows that there is a defined outline of this being, since in the end she claims that the shape she sees is that of a woman. This changes before the end of the story when the wallpaper appears to torment her. Along these lines, her inevitable personality change is something that appears to happen gradually as her loneliness in the room takes control of her…show more content…
She claims to see her in the garden on that long street under the trees, crawling along, and when a carriage comes she covers up under the blackberry vines. These figures could possibly be the shadows of the numerous things growing in the garden that she has changed in her head, into a shadow of a woman. The way that she says that she sees run away during the day is probably her very own desire and wishes. Proof of her jealousness is displayed in the areas where she starts to do the things that lady does, sneaking in her room during the day. The hallucination turns into a place for her to be free of the way she has been living in. In spite of the fact that the figure gives off an appearance of being behind the wallpaper.If you were to be looking from the outside looking in, the protagonist would be the one behind the bars. The room with the yellow wallpaper is her prison cell, and after every night the women makes fun of her until she has tore away lots of
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