Describe the character of John in "The Yellow Wallpaper." Does the narrator's view of him change over the course of the story? Explain.

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John is an esteemed physician and the narrator's husband who is an avid supporter of the "rest cure," which was designed to minimize distressing stimulation and promote physical health for women suffering from postpartum depression. John is depicted as a caring husband who desires what is best for his wife.

However, John is a controlling man and refuses to acknowledge his wife's complaints or to...

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