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Numerous people these days are always lonely and remain quiet about everything and, on occasion, it is in light of the fact that they keep themselves from the outside world. As a general rule, conditions like these are much of the time dismissed or the all inclusive community doing combating with disheartening and pity stay close-lipped regarding it. This point gets away from everybody’s notice in the two short stories “Miriam” and “The Yellow Wall-Paper”.
In these two short stories, the two authors base on the purpose of separation and depression with a particular ultimate objective to exhibit what kind of effects it has on the human identity.The authors in the two stories focus on cases of isolation and depression with an object or person showing what kind of effects it has on both of the main characters in the stories. The main character in “The Yellow Wall-Paper” is battling with what her husband basically calls a mental problem that causes her to be isolated with everything and basically makes her go crazy.
In the story, the narrator is distant from everyone she once interacted with and states, “John is away all day, and even some nights when his cases are serious. I am glad my case is not serious! But these nervous troubles are dreadfully depressing” (Gilman 649). Her husband is a doctor who helps numerous people with cases similar to his wife’s. When the storyteller’s husband is away for a long time, she gets anxious and winds up disheartened. With her spouse or anyone not there with her, she ends up being terribly anxious and feels surrendered. With no relationship with people or anything else outside of her room the storyteller starts to lose her mind because she is so isolated, until she starts to focus her mind and eyes set on the wallpaper that is on the walls in the room she is isolated in. She thought the wallpaper sickened her more, until she started realizing it actually made her feel eased.
In the story “The Yellow Wall-Paper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman , the main character is the wife of a doctor who is also her personal doctor. The narrator has a case of postpartum depression, which cause her to act many different ways. All throughout the story the storyteller is isolated because her husband decides to put her in a room because he thinks her depression is all in her mind.
The room has a yellow wallpaper that she hates at first but then starts to love it later on in the story. The story states, “I’m getting really fond of the room in spite of the wallpaper. Perhaps because of the wallpaper” (Gilman 650).
By the time the story is at the end the narrator turns out to be fine with being isolated because the wallpaper has her attention.The narrator in The Yellow Wall-Paper has issues with post postpartum depression, which can influence individuals gravely if it isn’t treated properly. The article Doctoring “The Yellow Wallpaper” states, “.
…I examine Mitchell’s writings in light of Gilman’s belief that the nineteenth-century home produced artificial gender distinctions between men’s and women’s bodies and minds. Gilman’s idea that the domesticated wife is basically a victim of household rather than battlefield carnage-a notion she expresses in “The Yellow Wallpaper”-recovers the historical and conceptual roots of Mitchell’s approach to nervous disease: male bodies damaged in the Civil War. The intended effect of Gilman’s short story, then, was to provide verbal “shock therapy” for proponents of the rest cure in order to bring about an amendment to the treatment: the inclusion of vigorous exercise and intellectual work once the patient had sufficiently recuperated, elements Mitchell prescribed for nervous men but prescribed for nervous women.
(Thrailkill 529). It is showed quite often in the story that the narrator has postpartum depression but her husband does little to treat it because he thinks it’s her mind messing with her. By this taking place in the nineteenth- century, her husband probably thought she was acting in that manner because she is a woman. That actually caused more harm to her and made her contemplate suicide in the nursery room which she wasn’t too fond of at first, but eventually started to enjoy as the story goes on.
She twists up attached to the setting and unequivocally the same happens in the accompanying story, Miriam.In the story “Miriam” by Truman Capote, the main character is Mrs. Miriam H.T. Miller who is a widow who has started to disengage herself with the outside world the more older she has gotten.
One day Mrs. Miller goes to the theatre where she meets a little girl who also has the same odd name as she does. The story states, “Why, isn’t that funny—my name’s Miriam, too.
And it’s not a terribly common name either.” (Capote 39) At this point of the story many weird things start to occur. All throughout the story Miriam harrasses Mrs. Miller by being rude and demanding.Miriam speaks to a wide range of things in the story. Most readers would state Miriam is a sign of death or many other things that’s bad. The article Symbologizing: Recognizing and Naming Symbols states, “Miriam became associated with cold and darkness-in part because the snow brings cold and darkness, but more emphatically because all of these qualities have a disorienting effect on Mrs.
Miller” (Steinley 47). The article also states, “Likewise my names for the oppositions became increasingly abstract. In the snowstorm after the theater encounter, an earlier detail-Mrs. Miller’s keeping a light burning because “she found nothing more disturbing than a sensation of darkness”-is repeated. Mrs.
Miller needs “at all hours . . . to keep a lamp lighted” during the darkness and disorder caused by the snow.” (Steinley 47).
Miriam has brung an undesirable soul into Mrs. Miller’s life ,but she doesn’t see it until it is way too late.Miriam and The Yellow Wall-paper start from two one of a kind viewpoints. One individual is commandingly withdrawn which makes her end up being confined and the other story demonstrates some person who has detached themselves. There is an average word in there nonetheless and that word is seclude.
Both of these characters deal with an awesome arrangement in their specific stories and it just shows that paying little heed to how it happens, separation and discouragement awfully influences the mind whether it is getting the chance to be focused on a wallpaper or getting the opportunity to be harassed by a little girl who treats you horribly. People can just never be far off from every other person.