Why does Jane creep around her husband in "The Yellow Wallpaper"?
Jane's husband is portrayed as an authoritative physician who is narrow-minded and a staunch proponent of Dr. Silas Weir Mitchell's "rest cure," which was designed to minimize distressing stimulation and promote physical health for postpartum women. John believes that Jane is suffering from a "slight hysterical tendency" and thinks that it is best for her to remain isolated on the top floor of a country home....
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