The Yellow Wallpaper

describe how the writer portrays her husband, john. contrast her description with what the reader already knows about john. how does this affect the reader's perception of teh husband?

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John is portrayed as a man who is caretaker of his wife rather than a partner. He freely embraces his role as superior to women. He embodies the patriarchal elitism over women in that era. As a physician, he sees women's emotions as trivial and "hysteric". The reader gets the sense that John is distant and ignorant of his wife's feelings and inner life. The wife./narrator is submissive to her husband but, being locked in the room, realizes her deep seated resentment of him.