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The Yellow Wallpaper and A Jury of Her Peers are stories of oppression that women face in a male dominated society Both stories represent how men try to control women regardless of womens will and how they influence womens lives Although two stories use different point of views they basically focus on very feminist perspective The first persons point of view in The Yellow Wallpaper directly shows the narrators feelings against her husband and other influential men in her life and the relationship between her and her husband The narrator reveals that Personally I disagree with their her husbands and brothers ideas Personally I believe that congenial work with excitement and change would do me good But what is one to do Gilman 63 Although she has a successful idea for her treatment she is still moved by her husbands direction Her husband seems to be the one who can change her thoughts because of his maleness or the fact that he is her husband In A Jury of Her Peers the third person point of view leads to an understanding of the main character through the other womens eyes Many signs of main characters life of abuse and violence are clearly seen by the women and ignored by men Both Ms Wright and Jill are repressed by their husbands However their husbands attitudes are very contrary Jills husband is a loving and caring man but he does not understand what Jill truly wants for her life and what she needs for her cure He rather tries to cure her with his knowledge and his own theory Moreover his concern for Jill is excessive He treats her like a little kid His healing powers of being totally alone in the room with yellow paper and being away from writing seem to worsen her condition I dont want to leave now until I have found it out The narrator with absolutely nothing
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