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Two Examples of Madness in Literature

loves to write, and obviously sneaks off to do because we are reading about it. Writing is her passion and while it is seen as an ...

Madness and The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

of this era, stereotyping the average female as prone to "hysterical" nervous disorders and the entire gender as "economically a n...

The theme of insanity in The Yellow Wallpaper

"I must put this away,--he hates to have me write a word." This shows how controlling John is over her as both husband and docto...

Sanity and insanity in The Yellow Wallpaper

This paper looks at sanity and madness in Gilman's narrative The Yellow Wallpaper, and explores the concept that for the heroine, ...

A Reading of Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper”

a room that "opened on the piazza and had roses all over the window, and such pretty old-fashioned chintz hangings! but John would...

Sanity, Insanity and Society From A Swiftian Viewpoint

Jonathan Swift's satiric work A Digression Concerning the Original, the Use and Improvement of Madness in a Commonwealth provides ...

Paul Shepard's Nature and Madness

on behalf of those who embrace the concept of "green," including clean air, food and water, nothing much has really changed, eve w...

Connectivity, External and Internal Drive Bays

front panel." Kozierok (2001) also explains that the term "external drive bay" is a "bit of a misnomer" in that the term ex...

Comparing The Yellow Wallpaper and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

wallpaper. The wallpaper can be said to have a dual symbolism. The wallpaper itself can be said to be representative of her mind....

Student Papers and Interpretations of 'The Yellow Wallpaper' by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

upon her every which way she may turn, reminding her that because she is of the female gender and not of the most prominent of soc...

Female Protagonists in Chopin, Wharton, and Gilman

such endeavors she discovers that this is not the case. She tries to escape through passion, but finds that she is still a woman i...

A Feminist Interpretation of, The Yellow Wallpaper

to my mind)--perhaps that is one reason I do not get well faster. You see he does not believe I am sick!" (Gilman). Because her...

Madness And Depression As Common Literary Themes

for the best. Soon, however, a sudden sense of calm overcomes her as she whispers "free, free, free" (Chopin PG). Mrs. Mal...

Literary Psychological Growth and Spiritual Transformation

no nurturing. Neither story has a good ending, but the characters do emerge somewhat enlightened. Candide takes a very differen...

Successful Short Story Characteristics

not strain her mental state. She must not write in her journal, she must not be in a room she finds more pleasant than the one cho...

Short Story Characters in Gilman, Poe, and Bierce

room do not hear, the "hypocritical smiles" that are not there. He screams and tells them the heart is under the planks. He believ...

Analysis of Five American Short Stories

for an hour, thinking about her past, her relationship, and her future. As she ponders she begins to really experience a sense of ...

Analyzing Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper

to see that it is just the opposite, for she needs intellectual stimulation, something other than marriage and motherhood to help ...

Making a Difference Through Storytelling

who finds themself trapped with a, almost willingly, woman going insane. Twains "Huckleberry Finn" takes the reader with him along...

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and its Themes

faded by the slow-turning sunlight" (Gilman PG). Obviously, the wallpaper is not soothing and so the wallpaper, its color, and its...

Women of the Nineteenth Century in Stories by Kate Chopin and Charlotte Perkins Gilman

the house that they are staying in, her husband corrects her, saying that what she felt was a draught and he shut the window (Gilm...

Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper and an Infantile Narrator

and brother, "If a physician of high standing, and ones own husband, assures friends and relatives that there is really nothing th...

Insanity in Literature

In nine pages this paper examines how insanity is thematically and symbolically portrayed the short stories 'The Lottery' by Shirl...

Nurture, Nature, and Gender Roles

a male, well, a male. There is no arguing with biological facts and figures in this context. However, having stated that, it is al...

Society and Women's Place According to Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Henrik Ibsen

part of his micro-manipulation of Noras behavior. For example, he jokingly calls her his "Miss Sweet Tooth" as he grills her about...

Feminism as Seen in Gilman's, The Yellow Wallpaper

to appear more frequently. Eventually she locks herself in her room and tears the paper from the walls (Gilman, 1996; Yim, 1996). ...

Marriage in the 19th Century According to Kate Chopin and Charlotte Perkins Gilman

In five pages 19th century marriage and the woman's role within it are examined in a comparison of Kate Chopin's 'The Story of an ...

Literature and Social Conflict

In five pages this paper examines how social conflict is reflected in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Charlotte P...

The Treatment of Mentally Ill Women in the 19th Century

This 5 page paper discusses the way mentally ill women were treated in the 19th century. The writer argues that mental illness oft...