There exist commonalities in the contexts of charlottes Perkins Gilman’s the yellow wallpaper and WEB du bois’ exist in terms of the concept of each article. They articles in additions on how they cover topics show some relations and the comprehension of the articles for example the issues of gender, inequalities among other themes that touch the society.
The issue of class differentiation is depicted in the charlotte Perkins Gilman. The prominent women that existed during such time carried the theme of class differentiation for example the upper class women and these who did not have any place in the society. “A paper of sickly yellow that both disgusts and fascinates her” this shows the pattern s in the wallpaper on the presence of finance world the women were gender roles. The article is an illustration of the occurrences that relate to the women issues. Gilman identifies herself as renowned feminists, in her writings it is similar to that of yellow wallpaper as they both attempt to explain how women and men came to have different. In both cases they attempt to bring out their concepts by the use of sociological theoretical concepts for example, use of Darwin, Marxists and the symbolic interaction.
Charlotte was incapable to proceed with her work. She lacked the sufficient resources. Her life encounters explains the things that occur in the society. On the other hand the women in the past according to the yellow wallpaper show the way women were trapped and the expectations and looks in to the wallpaper for refuge. In the souls of the black the arguments lies on the achievement of equality concerning the discrepancies that exist in the society. In its widest sense the articles as given by the authors follow a certain format and the conclusions they derive come from various originates from the sociological theories.
In the context of conceptual commonalities and similarities both authors have presented the issue of discrimination in detail. The yellow paper gives a detailed account of women discrimination in the society on the nature of work and rights in the society. The Soul of black folk on the hand gives an elaboration of inequality based on color of people in the society. The authors therefore approached discrimination and inequality in the society in relation to racial grounds as well as feminine lines in the society (Gilman, 1889 pg6). The concepts presented by both authors therefore tries to demonstrate the impact of discrimination in the society in relation to inequality, feminine and racism.
The writers of both articles have demonstrated the effects of oppression and depression on how the people are treated in the society. They clearly show how the people were mistreated in the society on the basis of racial grounds as well as feminism. The issues of freedom are also elaborated by the two articles in detail. They emphasized on the effects of stress on the day to a day lives of both children and people in the long run. The impact of stress on the lives of the people is outlined in the two articles.
The subjective aspects of political and class disparities are also elaborated in the way they lead to inequality in relation to the civil movements. The importance of education in leadership development was also given emphasis by both writers in the two articles. The conceptual commonalities have also given emphasis on the individual aspects of life as well as the societal ideas and life activities as shown by the highlights of the civil movements to fight for rights on equality grounds.
Du, B. W. (1990). The souls of black folk. New York: Vintage Books/Library of America.
Gilman, C. P. (1899). The yellow wall paper. Boston: Small, Maynard & Company.