Explain the symbolic signficance of the author seeing 'unblinking eyes' everywhere. Why would she see this in the wallpaper? As the story progresses provide three examples of when the female narrator showed a change with regards to her personality and actions. Did she get 'better' or 'worse' as the story progressed?
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At this point in the story, the narrator is pretty paranoid. Her anxieties have now progressed into a psychosis. The wallpaper is affecting her mind. Locked in a room with nothing but her thoughts, the narrator begins to interact with the wallpaper. She feels as though her soul is on display. Her ordeal is of course a direct result of her husband's patronizing and misogynist attitude towards women. He has control over his wife and, by locking her in a room with ugly wallpaper, exasperates any insecurities she might have had to begin with.