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The short fictional drama with a touch of romance Turned written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is an emotional story of divorce and the mistreatment of women from a womansthe authors point of view The story talks of how intolerant and mistreated women were whether they were rich or poor or foreign or not When Mrs Marroner finds out about her husbands secret she is furious and takes it out on the wrong culprit After calming down she searches for people to hold responsible This really brought out the story very well It shows how people can look at things straight away before thinking about what to do or who to blame in other words they act before thinking By doing this the Author has expressed her emotions through the actions of the protagonist Mrs Marroner which shows us how Charlotte feels about this particular topic She uses Mrs Marroner to show how women feel about divorce and the mistreatment of women when their husbands are accused for cheating The setting of Turned is in the rich or elegant part of Boston America at the home or manor of Mr Mrs Marroner The characters include of Mrs Marroner who is referred to as the protagonist as she is in conflict with the antagonist being Mr Marroner There is also Gerta who is an 18-year-old servant of Mr and Mrs Marroner and at the beginning of the story she is seen as a child in Mrs Marroners eyes The conflict of the story is when Mrs Marroner discovers her husbands secret The climax of the story is when she leaves home with Gerta and the Resolutionread the book to find out The theme and apparent purpose of the story is to describe the feelings and emotions of divorce and the mistreatment of women Charlotte Gilman achieves her purpose quite well as she includes many emotions and adjectives of the victim being Mrs Marroner as well as
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