Essays Tagged: "Silas Weir Mitchell"

"The Yellow Wallpaper" The Downfall Of A Young Woman By Charlotte Perkins Gilman

I don't pick up faster he shall send me to Weir Mitchell in the fall" (Gilman 541). This refers to Silas Weir Mitchell, an American physician, and neurologist who developed the treatment known as the ...

(4 pages) 185 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Feminism

er the birth of their daughter Katharine, she was beset by depression, and began treatment with Dr. Silas Weir Mitchell in 1886. His recommendations, 'live as domestic a life as possible' and 'never t ...

(6 pages) 145 1 4.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

In 1877, Silas Weir Mitchell became famous for his treatment of nervous disorders. His treatment was called t ...

(5 pages) 24 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Charlotte Perkins Gilman And The Rest Cure.

into a depressive constitution and therefore decided to undergo a Rest Cure of the nerve specialist Silas Weir Mitchell. After this dubious experience, whose course and impact will be presented in the ... two years after the birth of her daughter, Charlotte Perkins Gilman decided to try the Rest Cure of Silas Weir Mitchell, a neurologist and nerve specialist for women that should free her from her depr ...

(12 pages) 93 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Charlotte Perkins Gilman vs. the Narrator in "The Yellow Wallpaper"

ar that Gilman was writing about her own anguish as she herself underwent such a treatment with Dr. Silas Weir Mitchell in 1887, just two years after the birth of her daughter Katherine. The rest cure ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A woman's domain or a prison?- Revolt of a mother and the yellow wallpaper

ally control their wives. John in "The Yellow Wallpaper" threatens his wife into sending her to Dr. Silas Weir Mitchell, the creator of the rest cure. This tactic is very effective as it manipulates h ...

(4 pages) 23 1 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison of Glass Menagerie, The Yellow Wallpaper and A Rose for Emily

ative effects of the treatment of women during a rest cure recommended for nervous disorders by Dr. Silas Weir Mitchell, who was a well-known physician. The story portrays the passive, childlike submi ...

(6 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

virginia woolf

the only thing doctors where knowledgeable of was the "rest cure". The "rest cure" was developed by Silas Weir Mitchell in the late 1800's. This treatment became widely used in US and UK, but was pres ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders