The Yellow Wallpaper
Beauvoir, The Second Sex, and Gilman, “The Yellow Wall-paper”
Video from Derek Gladwin’s lecture in February 2015.
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The Yellow Wallpaper and who is Jane?
I really enjoyed reading The Yellow Wallpaper since there are so many things going on. It made me think about the narrator and question her sanity. That is not usually something I do when reading. Narrators are almost always trusted and their mental capabilities are not questioned. I can only think of The Penelopiad, or […]
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de Beauvoir and Gilman’s woman
From the moment I began reading The Second Sex, I had the impression that de Beauvoir is a very intelligent woman. Starting her introduction with tactics of rhetoric, she asks questions such as ‘what is a woman?’ ‘why is it that women do not dispute male sovereignty?’ These are provocative questions that we can still […]
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