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the yellow wallpaper

By kimberlyannxoxo, oak lawn, IL

Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, "She doesn't have what it takes." They will say, "Women don't have what it takes." -Clare Boothe Luce. Feminism has been around for many years, but slowly women are slowly making their way up the ladder. In the story “The yellow Wallpaper”, Jane is being brainwashed by her husband that she is “sick”, when really all she’s trying to be is herself. You can see this happen through the character, Dialogue, symbolism, and setting. Jane is a talented and unique woman, and by writing in her journal she still has the chance to express herself.
In “the yellow wallpaper”, John says “Of course if you were in any danger, I could and would, but you really are better, dear, whether you can see it or not.

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