The Most Unreliable Narrator In The Yellow Wallpaper

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People have beliefs that short stories are narrated by people who are reliable. However, unreliable narrators are people who are telling the story in their own way. The three stories, The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe, and Strawberry Spring by Stephen King. The narrator in “The Yellow Wallpaper” is unreliable because she cannot determine reality from hallucinations and cannot express herself because she is dominated by her role as a woman. The most unreliable narrator out of all the short stories is the wife who narrated the short story The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman because she cannot distinguish reality. On the other hand, some would say that the narrator from Strawberry Spring by Stephen King is the most unreliable narrator because he is a serial killer and has no recollection of the murders he has committed. The narrator from The Yellow Wallpaper is the most unreliable because she cannot…show more content…
The narrator is no longer able to determine the difference from reality from her illusions. Such as seeing the woman in the wallpaper move, which means that the narrator is the touch with reality and wishes to do what she wants. In addition, she also sees the woman not only in the wallpaper, but imagines that the room she is staying in used is meant to be something but in reality, it was a room to keep her. Moreover, the narrator cannot express herself because society will not allow it and is dominated by her role as a woman. People have beliefs that short stories that are deemed reliable. People have no idea why unreliable narrators describe the short story in their own way. Unreliable narrators tell the short stories in their own way because they put all their fears and thoughts in the short

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