Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: John Cassavetes

  • Feminist epistemologies in A Woman Under the Influence

    Heather StewartLouisville, Kentucky, United States In Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s seminal short story, “The Yellow Wallpaper,” the narrative presents a woman presumably driven to the point of insanity by her gendered social role and restriction to the domestic sphere. This story represents a fictional account of the problems of pervasive and unchallenged gender norms, problematic gendered…