1920's Society expecting women to all be perfect mothers
Postnatal depression and anxiety (which sadly wasn't a researched illness in the 20's)
Men (the Doctor and George) interfering with female issues and intrufing individual experience.
The censorship of female voices
All of the above
Married with kids
George (Her Husband)
"I’ve submitted to enough—I won’t submit to any more"
"I’ll rest—I’ll lie down"
“Aren’t you glad it’s a girl?...You’re not! Oh, my! That’s no way to talk! Men want boys—women ought to want girls.”
“I smell everything then.”
“I’ll not submit any more—I’ll not submit—I’ll not submit—.”