Provide an argument for how "The Yellow Wallpaper" should be interpreted. Include quotes.
In Gilman’s story, the narrator confesses and repeatedly refers to the fact that her writing is a sort of forbidden journal—one which the narrator’s husband views as a “vicious influence” but she identifies as a great “relief.” The fact that the narrator’s husband does not permit her to do something as simple and quiet as writing and the frenzied, fragmented form that results depicts the lack of control the narrator possesses. As a woman, the narrator has little choice but to succumb to the will of her husband, John. When John...
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