The Yellow Wallpaper

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“The Yellow Wallpaper” Passage Analysis Passage: I don't like to look out of the windows even-- there are so many of those creeping women, and they creep so fast. I wonder if they all come out of that wall-paper as I did? But I am securely fastened now by my well-hidden rope--you don't get me out in the road there ! I suppose I shall have to get back behind the pattern when it comes night, and that is hard! It is so pleasant to be out in this great room and creep around as I please! I don't want to go outside. I won't, even if Jennie asks me to. For outside you have to creep on the ground, and everything is green instead of yellow. But here I can creep smoothly on the floor, and my shoulder just fits in that long smooch around the wall, so I cannot lose my way. In the story “The Yellow Wallpaper” many delusions or actions the narrator does, suggest she is losing her mind. From her fabled beginning of being confined to the ominous room with bared windows, to her enormous excerpt of insanity in the concluding scene. In these few lines of “The Yellow Wallpaper”, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, the narrator is consumed by her debilitating fear of being trapped inside the wallpaper, and eventually loses her mind over this constant obsession. From the passage the narrator shows that she has completely been consumed by her infatuation of the wallpaper, so much as to say “I wonder if they came out of that wall-paper as I did?” when the narrator is speaking in this line she sees, “so many of those creeping women,” or figures that she believed were birth from the wallpaper as she believes she was also. She no longer was of this world, but her fear of the wallpaper grew into an obsession which she now feels has made her a part of the wallpaper. She proves the wallpaper to now be her home with her statement, “I shall have

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