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Comparison of The Yellow Wallpaper I Stand Here Ironing and The Story of an Hour In these stories Tillie Olsens I Stand Here Ironing Kate Chopins The Story of an Hour and Charlotte Perkins Gilmans The Yellow Wallpaper each has common situations about the main characters but the outcome of each is different Different people handle struggles in different ways In all the stories freedom was taken away in one way or another All were struggling with inner conflicts about conforming to other peoples wants or needs The characters in all stories had to deal with abandonment in some form All dealt with emotional and mental abuse All women found their own way of escaping from conforming to what other people thought they should do All three stories deal with the oppression of women The women in these three stories are all confined in one way or another either by society or by their own minds The oppression of women is described several times in the three stories Women didnt have the right to voice their own opinions They were not allowed to have a ny of their own thoughts or ideas All three stories had someone in their life that was actually in control of them In Olsens the missing father and society are the dominant figures for the reasons she had to make the decisions she did and in Gilmans and Chopins the husbands were in control of the woman In Olsens I Stand Here Ironing the constraints of oppression were alive in her thoughts Olsens faade was being a housewife she would have rather had other choices in her life and wanted more for her daughter as is told by the last quote in the story Let her be So all that is her will not bloom but in how many it does There is still enough left to live by And help her know that is more than this dress
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