Yellow

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Yellow Wallpaper

I look over at her, and my heart aches. She is as beautiful as the day I first saw her. She wonders why the estate was given so cheaply and for the love of me , I cannot come to point to tell her the truth, so I take the cowardly way out and just laugh it off. It seems I cannot come to grips with what is happening to my darling girl. Relatives and friends have begun asking questions about the way that she has been acting and I have convinced them that she is fine and it’s just the stress of childbirth that has increased her anxiety level and she’ll get better soon. I too want to believe my own words. The doctor has recommended that she take tonics to improve her health, he has also recommended that the country air will do her good. I am worried greatly about her, but if I do show it, it might cause her to get even more ill. I have forbidden her from doing household chores; even taking care of the baby, the more she works herself is the worst she might get. She loves the house , I can see it in the way her face lights up when she see’s the garden and in the way her smile widens and the light returns to her eyes. The room that she is assigned is not to her liking, she expresses her displeasure , she claims she wanted the room downstairs that opens on the piazza and had roses all over the windows. I appease her by telling her that the room downstairs doesn’t have enogh space for two beds and there was only one window and no near room for me to stay in. The room does not appeal to me , the wall is yellowed out , theur are bars on the window. I turn to my beauty and tell her ‘ we came here solely on your account, you are to have a perfect rest and all the air you could get. "Your exercise depends on your strength, my dear," said I," and your food somewhat on your appetite; but air you can absorb all the time."
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