How do you explain the narrator's behavior at the end of "The Yellow Wallpaper"?

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Just to add some further detail to the previous couple of answers, the narrator of this short story shows the general mental deterioration that exists between postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis.  It is this latter stage, the one where our narrator finds herself crawling around the room in endless circles, that obstetricians everywhere are trying to prevent by asking a few simple questions after childbirth.  (For example, they ask, "Do you feel sad sometimes?"  "Do you ever feel like you can't...

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