Date: March 2, 2010
Class: English 125
The Yellow Wallpaper depicts a relationship that is failing for one reason or another. Compare the roles played by the man and woman and the way those roles relate to the failure or the relationship.
The Yellow Wallpaper
By Charlotte p. Gilman
In marriage and any relationship communication is an important point, is able to freely express thoughts, concerns, problems, doubts with simplicity and honesty. In “The Yellow Wallpaper”, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, an example the communications is a reason that could lead to relationship failure. In the 1800 women had not rights in the marriage, the relationships the man was the head of the family gave orders for this reason his wife and his children had to obey woven and children would agree or not. In this case the women or John’s wife had to do anything where he wants. “John is a physician” (Gilman 313) ” If a physician of high standing, and one's own husband, assures friends and relatives that there is really nothing the matter with one but temporary nervous depression--a slight hysterical tendency-- what is one to do?” (Gilman 313). John is convinced that her wife is suffering from neurasthenia, and he decided to temporarily move the house with his family, as part the cure treatment for his wife, but he never told his wife before and he did not want any family to go to visit them. John’s wife did not feel comfortable at home, she feel bored, she said “John is away all day, and even some nights when his cases are serious” (Gilman 315), she did not like that John was not to stay with her at home, the babysitter and her children was there, but she think is not the same that her husband. She really wanted to do was writing, but she could not say anything by John (her husband) because he did not listening her, and he just said that this will be best for her. He did know that her wife. It really is so much humiliation and domination of man...