Comparing The Yellow Wallpaper And The Story Of An Hour

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The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin are two feminist stories that express the problems of married women in the XIV and XX Centaury. Both short stories center on women who in some way are controlled by their husbands and feel obligated to do what they say. The women find some kind of relieve when they are in absence of their partners, showing how oppressed they really were. The Yellow Wallpaper conveys the story of a mentally ill woman who despite her husband’s care and constant control, slowly goes mad because of her room’s wallpaper. She starts to see someone trapped behind the pattern and eventually believes that she was imprisoned there as well. Throughout the story she talks about her
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