Why can’t the speaker be with her baby?
In "The Yellow Wallpaper ," the narrator is a nameless woman who suffers from some kind of a mental illness, presumably depression. The author does not specify what kind of illness; all we know is that she is physically well, but, mentally, she's not feeling so good. Her husband, John, is a respected physician and diagnoses her with hysteria. He...
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