The narrator didnt want robert to come for a visit

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decisions his wife made. The narrator didn’t want Robert to come for a visit which led the wife to say “If you love me, she said, “you can do this for me. If you don’t love me, okay. But if you had a friend, any friend, and the friend came to visit, I’d make him feel comfortable.” She wiped her hands with the dish towel” (Carver 3). The statement from the wife shows how the narrator didn’t have any power concerning the decisions she made. Furthermore, the relationship between the narrator and his wife grew more astray because he didn’t realize what she wanted. The wife wanted someone who would understand her intimately like Robert, but the narrator failed miserably to do so. On the other hand, the narrator in the “The Yellow Wallpaper” fails to make her husband John understand what she is going through due to depression. John believes that his wife is just depressed and nothing critical is wrong with her and his brother backups the husband’s allegation (Gilman 647-648). The wife feels powerless because she believes that being active will help her recover quickly but John disagrees and insists she should do nothing but rest. She later decides to write a journal without the consent of the husband and expresses her thoughts in writing. John’s
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