Very silly choice if you ask me’. She is very different to other parents because normal parents will complement their child even though they were horrible but Gwen instantly lists all the negatives factors of the play and say Meg was terrible. Gwen’s continuous nagging creates a barrier between her and Meg which Gwen is not able to get out of her domestic world. Furthermore, when Gwen was complaining to Jim that she did not have her keys, Jim tries to convince Gwen that he does not have the key but she tips all the contents of her handbag on the floor which shows she is in a very irrational nature. Gwen has a tendency to repeat a lot of words in order to get a message across which also can show anxiety, especially when she says ‘No.
Furthermore, John refuses to acknowledge anything pertaining to her mental state which causes her to become angry with him. As her obsession of the yellow wallpaper grows deeper, so also does her insanity; although in this case her anger seems “perfectly understandable” (Schumaker 594). Moreover she begins to harbor animosity and resentment towards her husband because of his refusal to listen to her. John’s love for the narrator is never questioned, but his stark ignorance to the situation is undeniable. As the story continues the narrator constantly studies the wallpaper, and begins to believe that there is a woman trapped behind it.
The story goes by and the setting does not change, that is why the woman goes crazier and starts crawling into the wallpaper trying to help get the woman out. It is not to late before she realizes that she is insane and the woman she tries to get out of the wallpaper is only herself. There is also some kind of irony in the story because her husband puts her into that room without activity or work to help her problem. But the irony is that instead of helping her, it just makes the woman more insane because she imagines more things. The setting impacted the character in the story because the woman was in that lonely room the whole time and the woman just felt more insane.
Edward scissor hands directed by Tim burton is a movie about personal suffering we see how Edward struggles to belong to suburbia. His appearance is unique from his pale skin to his massive razor sharp scissor hands. In this movie there are other characters that also suffer for example Esmeralda, she is an outcast she doesn’t mix with her neighborhood because she a religious zealot. Edwards love interest Kim also goes through hardship, from her bad boyfriend disrespecting her and getting her into trouble. She is in a conflict because she wants to be with her “normal” boyfriend but she actually falls in love with Edward.
Though showing to much emotion is almost always looked down upon not being able to express any emotion can have serous negative effects on ones wellbeing. Like in the story The Yellow Wallpaper the narrator is forced to stay at her husbands summer home and spend time alone in attempt help cure her form her state of depression. While there she is not aloud to write or do any actives this slowly starts to have a negative effect on her mental health. She becomes obsessed with the idea that someone is behind the yellow wallpaper that is in her jail she calls her room. This continues after multiple attempts to tell her husband that she is uncomfortable with the yellow wallpaper.
Therefore, he prescribes for her a rest-cure. The rest-cure demands her to sit alone without thinking of anything or interacting with society. Instead of that, she should eat, sleep and sit in the upstairs room of a luxurious house which her husband rents. The wife tries to adapt herself, but unfortunately she become very nervous and angry with her husband for not doing anything for her: “I get unreasonably angry with John sometimes” (par.24). The narrator describes the wife’s room, which has four views to refresh the air and a wonderful view the wife can see the beautiful landscape through.
He always comes before I feel anything.’” She treats her husband poorly in front of the whole town, even after he tried to help her out. She tries justifying sleeping with other men, because her husband is poor in bed. After she shattered his image he left the incident and went off. White Cat never really says exactly how Meng Su died, just some assumptions that leave you
Rayona hates it more than anything that when she goes anywhere, people poke fun at her and make racial remarks to her which makes her feel insecure about herself. When Ray meets Foxy for the first time, Father Tom introduces her and Foxy says, “Your Christine’s kid…The one whose father is a nigger” (Dorris 44). Not only does Rayona have to deal with racism her mother is always putting her in bad situations. There has been quite a few times where Christine has attempted to leave Ray and told her that she wanted to commit suicide. One time in the very beginning of the story Elgin goes to visit Christine in the hospital, Rayona had not seen him in 5 months and Christine did not want to tell him about her sickness.
In the end of the story, the narrator has lost all sense of reality, and John discovers her crawling around on the floor of the nursery, following the pattern of the wallpaper. The narrator in “The Yellow Wallpaper” was ultimately going to be driven to insanity because of her controlling husband, her writing being forbidden, and her growing obsession with the inanimate objects. In the end, she finally does away with her supposed obligations as a wife and mother, and her sanity as
This meant, cleaning, cooking, caring for the children and husband, etc. Similar to these expectations, the narrator in The Yellow Wallpaper is forbidden from reading and writing. Her husband/ doctor, John, does not allow it because he thinks that putting her on the “rest cure” will help her come out of her depression or mental illness. Little does he know that not allowing her to write or read, forcing her to sneak and do it, is causing her to become more and more insane and obsessed with the yellow wallpaper. This is a prime example of a man repressing a woman’s rights.