Summary: The Yellow Wallpaper

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The Yellow Wallpaper The walls have eyes. It was believed that she was a prisoner in her summer home, by her husband, but its later shows that there are other contributing factors that that proves this may not be the case. According to her, she states, “There is a recurrent spot where the pattern lolls like a broken neck and two bulbous eyes stare at you upside down”. (pg. 551). It is thought that she (the narrator) has a baby that leads to her to being depressed, which may lead to her mental state of mind. In addition, being away from her baby may have led her to the use of potent substances such as phosphates and tonics. Although she may be a woman of high social status the narrator goes mad for several reasons, she is, drugged, lonely,…show more content…
She states, “that she is afraid, but doesn’t care-there is something strange about the house- I can feel it” (pg. 549). In addition, she gets angry with him sometimes, she thinks it’s related to her nervous condition. So, she takes pains to control herself before him. She also states at least that makes her tired. She wants a room downstairs, but John says that there is not enough room for two beds and would not be enough room if he takes another. He wants her to take a room upstairs, it was a nursery, then a playroom it has windows with bars on each wall that look out in every direction. She describes the walls as having repellant ghastly unclean yellow faded wallpaper that has been torn and shredded in patches. She stays in that dreary room alone most of the time, as John is away most the day and even the night at times., she also talks briefly about a baby that she can’t be with an it makes her nervous It’s thought that this leads to her being lonely and depressed. along with the room she stays in with a recurrent spot where the pattern lolls like a broken neck and two bulbous eyes stare at you upside down”. (pg.
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