Four Stories by American Women (Penguin Classics)

Representing 4 famous American girls writers who flourished within the interval following the Civil struggle, this assortment comprises "Life within the Iron Mills" via Rebecca Harding Davis, "The Yellow Wallpaper" by means of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, "The state of the Pointed Firs" by means of Sarah Orne Jewett, and "Souls Belated" by way of Edith Wharton.

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The most disparate ideas being strongly linked in his spirit, for the sole reason that they were presented together, he would consider them to be naturally linked and would place them one following the other, as if by cause and effect. Although madness admits the exercise of all the operations of the soul, it is a deranged imagination which guides them, and madness is unfortunately separated from strong imagination by nothing more than an imperceptible nuance. It might even be concluded that the mad do not even possess instinct which is not at all under our command, and which appears to exclude memory, reflection and the other operations of the soul: moreover, the mad are scarcely susceptible of reflection, this necessarily entrains attention which, itself necessitating the link of our ideas, produces memory; two operations of the soul which the mad possess little or not at all; for they pay little attention to what one says or what one does, and most do not remember the words they have spoken or the actions they have performed: blows and bad treatment are almost the only things to make an impression on them and which they recollect.

Remained in his apartment without going out, not sleeping, eating very little, wishing to see no one, and pacing about in long strides, like a man who is anxious, worried. If offered remedies, he would reply with an ironic smile. Otherwise, his politeness was complete, his conversation logical, very witty and sometimes gay; but he never betrayed his secret, appeared very preoccupied, and above all very defiant of the people who waited upon him. During conversation, he would be distracted, sometimes stopping to listen and replying tersely, angrily and sometimes with outrage to the supposed voices.

I observe moreover that it seems to have been made exactly in the spirit of the rigorous meaning that I give it: indeed, it is formed of the two radicals EV, in, inside, and the Greek verb onC,~tv,meaning prick, goad. Instinct is therefore, according to the etymological meaning, the product of excitations the stimuli of which are applied within, that is to say, precisely in accordance with the meaning 50 Anthology of French Language Psychiatric Texts we give it here, the results of the impressions received by the internal organs.

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