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Erika JanuarioProfessor LivesayNovember 17th, 2020ENC1102The Yellow WallpaperIn the course of a lifetime, it is natural for people to evolve with time. However, there aretimes where those changes are not as positive as they seem. Throughout the course ofThe YellowWallpaper,the narrator underwent many changes that ended poorly for her. She ended up goingcrazy; this was due to her isolation and solitude, and it is significant because it demonstrates thatignoring a problem will only make it worse in the end.In the earlier stages of her writing, the narrator seems to be in a normal state of mind. Shevividly describes the estate and of interactions between her and her husband. However, as timeprogresses, she ends up finding herself going crazy at the very end. It is evident as her subjectmatter evolves throughout her writing. In the beginning, she talks about a variety of things, andone thing she mentions in particular is the wallpaper she is disgusted with, “The color isrepellant, almost revolting…”. She was absolutely disgusted by this wallpaper, but disgust soongrew into subtle fascination, and eventually full infatuation. This development can be

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Term
Fall
Professor
MARCUS
Tags
Schizophrenia, The Yellow Wallpaper, Solitary confinement, hallucinations

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