- what are the circumstances that led her husband to keep her in the nursery
- Who upholds her husband’s decision?
- What behavior does the narrator have that suggests that she might have a mental illness?
- What are the social circumstances that allowed for this kind of incarceration to take place
- The story is told in first person narration. How does the point of view lead to credibility of the narrator?
- What are the circumstances that led her husband to keep her in the nursery?
- If you had to choose between believing the narrator and believing her husband, what would you choose?
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John hopes that the change of scenery and absence from city life will help the narrator recover from a “slight hysterical tendency.” John, a practical man, does not believe that the narrator is actually sick and decides that the best cure for her nervousness is the “rest cure,” a treatment promoted by the famous physician, S. Weir Mitchell.
the narrator is upset about John’s choice of bedroom for her. The narrator prefers a lovely room downstairs that has nice decorations and a window overlooking the garden. However, John argues that the room is too small because it cannot fit two separate beds. He selects instead the nursery room (as indicated by the bars on the windows for children). A big room, the nursery has windows on all sides and allows plenty of sunshine.
Please list your questions separately.