Kate Chopin's Short Stories

I Stand Here Ironing by Tillie Olsen

Who do you think struggles against greater obstacles, the narrator in this story or the one in "The Yellow Wallpaper'? Please cite examples in your answer.

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I'm going with the woman in "the wallpaper". At least the lady in the other story didn't have to be around her husband all the time because he was a railroad worker. For all we know this guy might have been okay, we never really get to meet him. In "The Yellow Wallpaper" we know that the woman's husband is a patronizing jerk. We see what she has to put up with. Her emotions are treated with indifference and scorn by her husband. He even locks her up in a nursery with creepy wallpaper so she can get some "rest-cure".