powers of the patriarchy in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper,”

Using a feminist lens, complete a compare and contrast essay that analyzes the powers of the patriarchy in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper,” Robert Browning’s “My Last Duchess,” or Maxine Hong Kingston’s “No Name Woman” (select two of the three works). Examine how figures of the patriarchy in their respective stories respond to women who upset patriarchal norms. How do the men empower themselves? Use concepts from feminist literary theory to help illustrate your points.

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