Yellow Wallpaper Compare And Contrast

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Compare and Contrast “Two Kinds” written by Amy Tan and “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman are stories and reading that show the family relationships. They are two different stories but, have quite similarities. The similarity between the two stories is to me is the reaction of their love one when at the time they are too assertive, forceful and overbearing towards people they care. In “Two Kinds” story the author demonstrates the relationship between a mother and daughter, which is the outline of the main character Jing-mei Woo’s childhood and the effects of her mother’s high expectations for her life. Whereas, “The Yellow Wallpaper” is a short story that illustrate the bond between a husband and wife. According to the Suess,…show more content…
This story is based around a first person narrative of woman which is Charlotte Perkins Gilman the Doctor wife suffering from depression after her child’s birth. John Charlotte Perkins Husband who believes that his wife is suffering nothing more but a minor out of control propensity. He prescribes her the “rest cure” confining her to the nursery and forbidding her to exercise her creative imagination in any way. Throughout the story he cares for her in juvenile method, referring to her as his “blesses little goose” and “little girl” (Gilman 79). But in the story, He is represented as a respected, loving and reliable husband and doctor. According to Kerr, Calum A, Gilman believes in a strict in a split among men and women; men work outside of the home, as he does, while women like Jennie, his sister, and Mary, the nanny, are likely in the house were showed in the story (kerr). You could clearly see in the story that he loves his wife and depends on her for his personal joy because he does want his wife to get better so he is could prove to himself that is method and ways are working. But Yet Kerr stated, “He is not capable to resolve her original needs with his own rationality or prejudiced outlooks of the time period”. He also stated that “His wife is not capable or unwilling to hold on to…show more content…
Myth of individualism: How Social Forces Shape Our Lives. Trans. Rowman. Littlefield Publishing Group: 2009. Print Charlotte P. Gilman “The Yellow Wallpaper” Literature: A Portable Anthology ED Janet E. Gardener. Et al. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2013. 76-89. Print Kerr, Calum A. Literary Context in Short Stories: Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” Literary Analysis of “The Yellow Wallpaper” By aig123, Oak Lawn, IL St. Jean, Shawn. “Hanging “The Yellow Wall-Paper”: Feminism And Textual Studies.” Feminist Studies 28.2 (2002): 397. Academic Search Premier. Web. 12 Dec. 2015 Stein, Karen F. “Amy Tan.” Critical Survey Of Short Fiction, Second Revised edition (2001): 1-3 Literary Reference Center. Web. 12 Dec. 2015 Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior by Amy Chua

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