Essays Tagged: "Gilman"

Analysis of "the yellow wallpaper" by Charlotte Gilman.

"The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Gilman is a dramatic story about a woman who is suffering from postpartum depression. The story illu ... depression. The story illustrates the subjugated role of women prior to the feminist movement. When Gilman first wrote the tale it was deemed too offensive to print. "In the 1890s editors, and especia ... s, and especially Scudder, still officially adhered to a canon of "moral uplift" in literature, and Gilman's story, with its heroine reduced at the end to the level of a groveling animal, scarcely fit ...

(5 pages) 303 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Falling from the Shoulders of Giants.

adually losses their intellectual capacity and personality integration. In "The Yellow Wall-Paper," Gilman captures the essence of the journey to madness via her use of first person narration. The rel ...

(4 pages) 23 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Womans Issues and the Yellow Wallpaper.

Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper is a short story that deals with many different issues that woman in t ... then we will have a better understanding of the story.First, let's take a look at the background of Gilman before and after she wrote The Yellow Wallpaper. Gilman lived during the late 19th and early ... joining the American Woman Suffrage Association as a writer and active participant. Unfortunately, Gilman's life got so bad that her condition got worse and she fell to the insanity level, eventually ...

(6 pages) 209 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Charlotte Gilman, The Yellow Wall-Paper

Charlotte Gilman's The Yellow Wall-Paper gives readers insight of the oppressive standards Victorian era woman ... orian era woman were expected to uphold to and the emergence of the then nascent feminist movement. Gilman's account of one woman's transformation is intriguingly symbolic and illustrates a universal ... e viewed as capable against male counterparts and the need to be separate, but also equal. Although Gilman's clues are subtle, The Yellow Wall-Paper is a powerful feminist document, demanding the equa ...

(4 pages) 98 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkin Gilman - response to Scudder's (editor of the Atlantic Monthly) comments

Horace Scudder, editor of The Atlantic Monthly, rejected Charlotte Perkin Gilman's request for her short story "The Yellow Wallpaper" to be published on the grounds that it w ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The yellow wallpaper

in The Yellow WallpaperAlthough "The Yellow Wall-Paper" is fiction, it can be consideredalmost like Gilman's autobiography since Gilman's life seemed to parallelher main character's life. What Gilman ... some yellow wall-paper until she ultimately loses her mind.The narrator, who will be referred to as Gilman for simplicity's sake, isa writer who is unable to write due to her motherhood. "I did write ...

(3 pages) 107 0 2.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Cosmetic Surgery: Only Superficial

o society after their duty in the wars were over, attempts to repair their injuries was important" (Gilman 24). Perhaps the most relevant use of plastic surgery was that aimed towards facial and bodil ... lorida Puts Limit on Office Plastic Surgery After 8 Deaths." American Medical News. 47.9 (2004): 12.Gilman, Sander. Making the Body Beautiful: A Cultural History of Aesthetic Surgery. Princeton: Princ ...

(7 pages) 242 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Comparison between Chopin and Gilman using The Storm and The Yellow Wallpaper.

By Lee A. ZitoGilman's perception of her "reality" and Chopin's Calixta in "The Storm," are women who just might h ... ling's of depression and routine. The only difference might be how they dealt with this depression. Gilman suffered from depression after the birth of her child, using this depression to write "The Ye ... at empower women. Both of the female characters break free from being held down by the "male idea". Gilman allows her character to crack up, scaring men and women readers into the reality of depressio ...

(1 pages) 49 2 4.1 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

In Charlotte Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" the main character is a woman who might have been slowly slipping in ... ping into a state of insanity, but her husband caused the process to escalate as quickly as it did. Gilman's insanity was not inflicted maliciously or intentionally, but grew out of erroneous ideas. S ... plete solitude created an environment that left the main character no chance to maintain her sanity.Gilman's insanity was a result of an uneducated diagnosis. Her husband, and brother, had believed in ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysys of Charlotte Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper."

udder:I wholeheartedly disagree with you, Mr. Scudder, on your position of not publishing Charlotte Gilman's wonderful story, "The Yellow Wallpaper." "The Yellow Wallpaper," isn't a story which would ... mindset and strive for feminine equality. Ultimately, I feel that you should reconsider publishing Gilman's story, for it's predominant feminist tones, as seen through the room itself, the woman behi ...

(4 pages) 108 0 2.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Yellow Wallpaper"

isorde; postpartum depression. For example, Jane describes herself as feeling a "lack of strength" (Gilman, 3) and as becoming "dreadfully fretful and querulous" (Gilman, 25). Additionally, she says, ... l and querulous" (Gilman, 25). Additionally, she says, "I cry at nothing and cry most of the time" (Gilman, 23).Nevertheless, as the term postpartum depression was not in the language of this time per ...

(5 pages) 34 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Women in "Hills like White Elephants" and "The Yellow Wallpaper"

er" focus on a woman's plight near the turn of the nineteenth century. Both authors, Hemmingway and Gilman, leave an open end to the stories and allow readers to create their own ending, in turn causi ... need each other in every way and then go away from each other it works almost as bad as an abortion.Gilman's story "The Yellow Wallpaper" also is related to her life experiences. In 1884, Charlotte ma ...

(9 pages) 120 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Analyzing "The Yellow Wall Paper"

nes of inequalities and the oppression of women in the 19th century. Similar to the unknown writer, Gilman underwent a type of rest treatment after suffering from bouts of severe depression following ... story begins with the anonymous author and her physician husband John, renting a colonial mansion. Gilman's meticulous narrative of the house begins outside of it. "The most beautiful place! It is qu ...

(9 pages) 109 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Post Partum Depression in "The Yellow Wallpaper"

llucinate or commit wrongful acts against their children. In "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte P. Gilman, due to the misunderstanding and ineffective treatments of postpartum depression, at the time ... ind) -perhaps that is the reason I do not get well faster. You see he does not believe I am sick!" (Gilman 194). However, she is not considered to know what is best, even for her own mental health. So ...

(9 pages) 82 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Thoughts on "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins and it's relations towards today's world.

Well, first off Mrs.Gilman lives in the late 1800's early 1900's were physicians, doctors, and etc, used the word derang ... d deranged of any sort, but after taking a deep reading into this passage, I believe the longer Mrs.Gilman stayed stored away from the rest of civilation she became unbalanced.Taking in the fact that ...

(1 pages) 472 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparative Essay: The Fall Of The House Of Usher By: Edgar Allan Poe And The Yellow Wall-Paper By Mary Gilman

arative Essay: The Fall of the House of Usher by: Edgar Allan Poe and The Yellow Wall-Paper by Mary Gilman) Coming to terms with ones fears is a constant and ongoing struggle which people face all thr ... the wallpaper as "one of those sprawling flamboyant patterns committing every artistic sin." (Gilman, p. 107) She overcomes a feeling of unhappiness as she analyzes the pattern in this depressin ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Purpose Of The Supernatural In Literary Works

ing; it is an emotion that reminds us of our own mortality.The authors Hawthorne, Jackson, Poe, and Gilman understand this human fascination with death and the unknown, and play upon this attraction. ... ing is really her own heartbeat. These contradictions add to the sense of terror and impending doom.Gilman uses the supernatural to allow the reader to develop breeding ground for developing story. In ...

(6 pages) 10 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The yellow wall paper

roundings. In the stories "Wunderkind" by Carson McCullers and "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charolotte Gilman, there are examples of the immediate surroundings taking affect in their writings. Both write ... d one's morals and character.In "The Yellow Wallpaper," the narrator is also the author. Charolotte Gilman writes about her struggle with insanity. Her imagination slowly extinguished and dwindled bec ...

(7 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Title: Left Alone With the Wallpaper Explain what you feel the story, 'The Yellow Wallpaper' by Charlotte Perkins Gilman was about.

hComp II3 March 2008Left Alone With the WallpaperThe Yellow Wallpaper, written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman begins as a story of a woman struggling with a slight depression. Gilman's use of a limited, ... re is nothing wrong with her except a, "temporary nervous depression-a slight hysterical tendency" (Gilman 532). She takes phosphates given to her by her husband and is forbidden to work until she is ...

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Essay about The Yellow Wallpaper by Charolette P. Gilman. The title of the poem is As the world turns, the essay is about the oppression of women.

Works CitedGilman, Charolette. "The Yellow Wallpaper." Kennedy and Gioia 424-435.Kennedy, X.J., and Dana Gioia, ...

(1 pages) 20 0 2.3 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature