“The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin are two stories that in a lot of ways share similarities. In a way both stories are about the struggles for women and the freedom/independence that the women wanted to experience but were not capable of. The freedom that the narrator from Gilman’s story and Mrs. Mallard was not able to experience ends up hurting and changing them. The narrator from Gilman’s story is taken away of any freedom whatsoever and trapped into a room to treat her mental illness, while Mrs. Mallard experiences…

Santiago Nieto

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