Gilman: The Yellow Wallpaper, I Want to Creep too

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"I kept on creeping just the same...'I've got out at spite of you and Jane.  And I've pulled off most of the paper, so you can't put me back"  (Gilman 538).  I want so badly to do this with school, I am so very tired of walking in academic circles, learning the same things over and over again.  I wish it would be so easy to pull away the paper that is blindfolding me.  Maybe I am in the wrong, maybe I am the one not conforming to society, but who says I should, certainly not the shadow on the wall.


I like the way you write, James. Your description of your reaction to the creeping woman is poetic, and I feel that I can relate to what you are saying. You do a nice job of linking what we read to class to a personal experience that many of us, as students, share.

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