Essays Tagged: "Bed rest"

'The yellow wallpaper' , Charlote Perkins Gilman

child. Unfortunately, she was treated by Dr. S. Weir Mitchell, who forbade her to write and prescribed only bed rest and quiet for recovery. Her condition only worsened and ultimately resulted in div ... doing it herself.Her regression is also demonstrated by her comparison of her present room with the bedroom of her childhood.The underlying theme of woman's rights oozes from every part of "The Yellow ...

(4 pages) 220 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome.

Imagine, not being able to find the strength to get out of bed for more than four hours in a day. A dark room is heaven, simple activities cause exhaustion and ... han four hours in a day. A dark room is heaven, simple activities cause exhaustion and no amount of bed rest can be sufficient, fatigue is always eminent. One may think perhaps it is the flu, but afte ... ate for the psychological symptoms, such as depression. Another of the psychological symptoms described by CFIDS sufferers is to have isolative tendencies, but since this complaint is relatively new o ...

(18 pages) 137 2 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Analysis of "the yellow wallpaper" by Charlotte Gilman.

with its heroine reduced at the end to the level of a groveling animal, scarcely fitted the prescribed formula" (Scudder 1). Now, "The Yellow Wallpaper" is considered a literary victory for men and w ... hat she wouldn't be taken seriously.John is the physician husband of the protagonist. He has prescribed the "rest cure" to his wife for the treatment of what he considers to be nervousness. John, like ...

(5 pages) 303 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Theme of The Yellow Wallpaper

WallpaperCharlotte Perkins Gilman's story "The Yellow Wallpaper" is an account of a mentally disturbed woman and her husband's attempts to help her get well by convincing her that continual seclusion ... her husband's attempts to help her get well by convincing her that continual seclusion and constant bed rest is the only way to cure her psychological condition. The woman is then confined to a room i ...

(4 pages) 130 0 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The woman behind the wallpaper

Charlotte Perkins Gilman's story, "The Yellow Wallpaper", is an account of a mentally disturbed woman and her descend into madness. The story not only depicts the woman's struggle with mental ... nd the 1890's.The prescription from her husband, John, a practicing physician, is that she goes on "bed rest" to treat her condition. John rarely takes her anxieties seriously, almost shows a lack of ...

(3 pages) 44 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analyzing "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman regarding mental illness in society past and today

se this may be where some of the confusion about treatment came from. The advice and "cures" prescribed were intended to treat the disorders at hand but lots of times they didn't come close or in fact ... of his "rest cures." In those days, especially for women, rest seemed to be the most widely prescribed cure for almost all illnesses. If a woman was stressed, they prescribed rest, if a woman was hav ...

(11 pages) 212 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Descent into Postpartum Psychosis; This is a nine page research essay on the short story "The Yellow Wallpaper" We had to do an analysis on the story and use third person.

st cure" is helping her. One can argue that if a person is locked away in a room with nothing but a bed and dull yellow wallpaper that hallucinations are possible. This is not so if the person is in a ... wants company, but he ignores her. Being locked away in a dull room with bars on the windows and a bed bolted to the floor is, in itself, depressing. One cannot cure depression by staying in this glo ...

(11 pages) 92 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

English 102-04 The Rest Cure: Its Negative Impacts on Charlotte Perkins Gilman

we would think of today as being ridiculous. His treatment included that the patient has to stay in bed for six weeks to two months, were in some cases not allowed to turn themselves over without aid, ... d have a greater sense of self as the story progressed, even though at first the narrator was very obedient to her husband. "Even though her room initially repulses her, she rests in the former nurser ...

(5 pages) 24 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Character Analysis of Charlotte Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper"

ired confining the patient to a hospital or remote residence in complete isolation, putting them on bed rest, increasing their food intake, iron supplements, and exercise. When Gilman's husband, John, ... . Over time Charlotte became that woman and started living in her own world (locking herself in the bedroom to help free the captured woman and no longer trying to be a mother or a wife). There was no ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analyzing "The Yellow Wall Paper"

opularized this type of treatment. The story is the tale of a woman who goes mad after being prescribed a "rest cure" to relieve her of her desire to write. Coincidently, this is after the birth of he ... as a whole. The story is very Ironic in the terms of the author herself because Gillman was prescribed a similar treatment by a prominent doctor in her area named Weir Mitchell. Dr. Mitchell believed ...

(9 pages) 109 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The definition of women within the text of "The Yellow Wallpaper", "The Story of an Hour", and "The Rise of the New Woman"

t on to write "The Yellow Wallpaper" after suffering from a near nervous breakdown and being prescribed the "rest cure" by Dr. S. Weir Mitchell. This story eventually was published in The New England ... the lives of women at that time.WORKS CITEDPerkins Gilman, Charlotte. The Yellow Wallpaper. Boston: Bedford Books, 1998.Matthews, Jean V. The Rise of the New Woman. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2003.Chopin, ...

(5 pages) 64 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Fido in the Hospital: Paper on an Emperical Study

ress, but also a separation from the comforts of home to an alien world of needles, medication, and bed rest. Play is one way that all children deal with conflict in their life and it allows children ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Contrasting Maddness Is "435" And "yellow Wallpaper"

r ailments. This condition was viewed as a slight problem that could and would be overcome with The Rest Cure. The Rest Cure consisted of resting all-day and minimizing or even eliminating all stimulu ... rder things" (3). Her role is completely subservient to her husband. The room she is given to rest in symbolizes how her husband thinks of her. The Narrator says, "the windows are barred for lit ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Charlotte Perkins Gilman And The Rest Cure.

seases of the body. Through his Rest Cure, aimed at revitalizing the body with the help of complete bed rest and a particular, very rich diet, the women should be healed from their nervous diseases to ... eases to get used back to their real duties of attending children and home. Apart from the absolute bed rest and the heavy diet, the patient was kept totally isolated from family members during the cu ...

(12 pages) 93 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Madness in Yellow Wallpaper

ition than just stress and a slight nervous disorder even when a summer in the country and weeks of bed-rest have not helped. It might be thought that it is a simple matter of a loving husband being o ... starts to find things upon which to dwell, things that only she can see.Virtually imprisoned in her bedroom, supposedly to allow her to rest and recover, she slowly starts to go insane. Without compas ...

(13 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bob MArley

o scream, without the wonders that music therapy offers. Not just any music therapy will do; I need bed rest, lights out, and the particular CD, Legend: The Best of Bob Marley and the Wailers. Instant ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Influenza and the Human Body

. It can also cause chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Treatment for Influenza is bed rest, high fluid intake, Asprin or Tylenol, and an antiviral agent called Amantadine. Since ther ...

(1 pages) 843 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"The Yellow Wallpaper"

oman faces in total supervision and domination by a man. She follows her husband's counsel of total bed rest, but deep within her, she knows this will be her destruction. However, as characteristic of ... knows this will be her destruction. However, as characteristic of a woman of this time period, she obediently accommodates the demands of the man. This leaves her no choice, but to subject herself to ...

(5 pages) 14 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Peer Interviews: Is Research Important

etter interventions and achieve better outcomes for our patients.Pain management, falls, skin care, bed rest versus mobility after surgery and patient self-care techniques have fallen under scrutiny i ... gical Services Director, Tonia Garrett, to interview willing staff about the use of research at the bedside.A brief discussion about research began the interview followed by several open-ended questio ...

(4 pages) 27 0 1.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays

Should there be a MMR vaccine

onger, and the effects of the disease could be more severe). Measles can be treated by painkillers; bed rest is also recommended and drinking plenty of fluids.Mumps is another infectious virus (about ... e ovaries, the effects last for a week to two weeks, as well. Mumps can be treated by pain killers, bed rest is also recommended, drinking plenty of fluids and eating soft foods Rubella (German measle ...

(7 pages) 28 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics