The Yellow Wallpaper: The Inequality Of Women

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The biggest struggle that women in that time period faced was their lack of equality compared to men. Compared to men they were deemed inferior. For example, in 'The Yellow Wallpaper, ' when the women insisted that her staying confined in that place was not working, her husband dismissed her and called her a "blessed little goose." Her husband did not see her as fit for her to decide what was or was not working for herself. This is one of the many instances where men in that time period deemed themselves superior and took away the freedom of their wives. Also, in Catherine 's essay 'Women 's and Economics, ' her argument was that since women are solely consumers the economy is not as its best. If women were to join the workforce like their

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