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Behind The Yellow Wallpaper: A Look At Women and Mental Health

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Behind The Yellow Wallpaper: A Look At Women and Mental Health

The physician's cure for this “slight hysterical tendency” was rest, fresh air and absolutely no work or social gatherings. It is clear as the story progresses what harm this isolation does to the main character. By the end of the story the woman does not want to leave the room that has been enlisted for her rest and envisions herself as a part of the rooms yellow wallpaper – the only stimulus in her secluded world.

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