The Yellow Wallpaper

Consider the CHARACTERS from the short stories we read for class and choose one which you would want to meet (or avoid) and why. Explain this decision using quotes from the story

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There are really only two characters to pick from in The Yellow Wallpaper. There is the husband John and the narrater who is perhaps named Jane although we are not sure. John is pretty much a patriarchal jerk. I'd pick the narrator to meet. She has a lot of emotional baggage but at least she is interesting. The narrator gets some serious crazy time in the story,

"I pulled and she shook, I shook and she pulled, and before morning we had peeled off yards of that paper.

A strip about as high as my head and half around the room.

And then when the sun came and that awful pattern began to laugh at me..."

At least she would be more interesting than her husband.