Misunderstood Women In The Yellow Wallpaper

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Misunderstood Women The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman the narrator, Jane suffers from depression following the birth of her baby. Her husband misdiagnoses her with hysteria and prescribes "the rest cure." Trapped in bed, Jane grows bored. She's alone and away from everyone that she loves except her husband and nurse. Jane is banned from writing. Her condition quickly deteriorates. Jane starts to see a woman in the yellow wallpaper. She believes the woman is struggling to break free. Jane rips the wallpaper to free the woman. Jane's husband comes to take her home because he thinks she is better, but faints when he sees that she has crazy. Gilman describes the personal thoughts of a nineteenth century woman throughout the…show more content…
What this quote means is that Confidence is a vitally important personality trait, but you might worry that acting more confident could come off as arrogant. A men who is anxious about his Virility will be the most arrogant man because he is worried not about what his wife or what his life means to him but to proving to the other’s around that he is a perfect role model for men. De Beauvoir also states ““Representation of the world, like the world itself, is the work of men; they describe it from their own point of view, which they confuse with absolute truth” (De Beauvoir 888). This quote further proves that men are constantly telling themselves that they are the providers, that they make the difference and support everyone else around them. Mankind no longer gives credit to the women who cook clean and raise their kids, but only to themselves. Women suffer because of the strict society expectation; they do not have the option to be themselves. In conclusion “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and “The Second Sex” By Simone De Beauvoir both speak about inequality between men and women and how women from all across the world suffered throughout the 19th century. These texts went in depth and explained why women were considered to be second-class
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