The Yellow Wallpaper Foreshadowing Analysis

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In charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper”, Gilman illustrates the topic of mental health and through the employment of foreshadowing the theme isolation can lead to insanity is evident and contributes meaning to the story. The theme is shown through the foreshadowing of the narrator's diminution of rationality. One scenario in which this is instituted is when the narrator found that the her “bed stead is fairly gnawed” (Gilman 13). This foreshadowed the narrator’s insanity because it hints at maybe she isn’t revealing everything about her behavior that she lets on. Later on, when the narrator is psychotically trying to pull of all of the wallpaper, she “tried to lift and push it (the bed) until I was lame, and then I got so angry
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