The Role Of Misogyny And Sexism In The Yellow Wallpaper

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Imagine being trapped in a room with no one to talk to and absolutely no one knows what you are going through. You are completely and utterly alone. How would that make you feel? The narrator, of the short story “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, knows almost exactly how that feels. Misogyny and sexism are problems that have been going on for hundreds of years, women have been belittled and ignored by men which makes them feel alone. In this story the narrator moves to a summer home with her husband, who is also her doctor, and her child, who she is not allowed to see. According to her husband in order for her to get well she can not do anything, including working and writing, but she still continues to write in secret which
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