Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Treatment of Mental Disorders Exposed in The Yellow Wallpaper
The yellow-bellied Wallpaper is the history of a woman go into psychosis in a creepy tale which depicts the harm of an old therapy called remnant cure. This therapy was used to treat women who had slight hysterical t discontinueencies and depression, and basically it consisted of the inhibition of the psychical processes. The label slight hysterical tendency indicates that it is non seen as a very important issue, and it is taken rather lightly. It is also ironic because her indisposition is obviously not slight by any means, especially towards the end when the images painted of her are reminiscent of a psychotic, maniacal person, while she crisply tears off wallpaper and confuses the real domain of a function with her alternative world she has fabricated that includes a woman trapped in the wallpaper. The narrator of this story grows obsessed with the wallpaper in her room because her husband minimizes her exposure to the remote world and maximizes her rest. Acad emic essayists such as Susan M. Gilbert, Susan Gubar, and Elaine Showalter have a womens rightist reading of the story, however, this is not the most important reading. The author experienced the inflammation of the rest cure personally, which means that the story is most likely a comment on the great mistreatment of depression, hysteria and mental disorders in general. in spite of the claims of Gilbert, Gubar, and Showalter that The yellow(a) Wallpaper is solely womens rightist propaganda, their analysis is often unnecessarily deep and their claims are often unwarranted, resulting in an inaccurate description of a story that is most importantly about the general mistreatment of psychosis and the descent into derangement regardless of gender. When things are stretched too thin, they become less sturd... ...show that it is a feminist reading, which is unconvincing. In the end, there is more information supporting the fact that it is not about women, and is about all pe ople dealing with this issue. The message of the The Yellow Wallpaper is concerning the unfair and wrongful treatment of mental disorders. Works CitedCharters, Ann. The business relationship and Its Writer. Boston Bedford/St. Martins, 2011. Print.Gilbert, Sandra M. and Susan Gubar. A Feminist Reading of The Yellow Wallpaper. The history and Its Writer. Ann Charters. Boston Bedford/St. Martins, 2011. 1629-1631. Print.Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. The Yellow Wallpaper. The Story and Its Writer. Ann Charters. Boston Bedford/St. Martins, 2011. 462-473. Print.Showalter, Elaine. On The Yellow Wallpaper. The Story and Its Writer. Ann Charters. Boston Bedford/St. Martins, 2011. 1631-1636. Print.