Prove that the woman lost control of her mind in "The Yellow Wallpaper."

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One element to keep in mind about "The Yellow Wallpaper" is that it is written in the first person perspective. This entire story is told as a series of journal entries, written by the story's main character. Therefore, I'd suggest that the story's style of writing, and its method of presentation, represent a critical resource for answering the kind of question you have posed.

With this in mind, I think it's especially important to note that, as far as "The Yellow Wallpaper" is concerned, at a certain point in the story, the tone of her entries actually shifts, and her writing becomes far more erratic and manic in presentation. If you want to find evidence that the main character is losing her mind, I would suggest that one place you could look is in the story's use of language and its style...

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