Explain how the woman loses touch with reality and becomes insane in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper. This is an essay question so plz try make it clear
The narrator of The Yellow Wallpaper loses touch with reality because of the cure that she is prescribed for her depression. The treatment, which is based on the so-called "rest cure" by nineteenth century neurologist S. Weir Mitchell, requires the woman to abstain from all intellectual activity and simply rest. The woman therefore becomes a captive to the treatment which ends up by worsening...
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