Beatings and all other morally acceptable mediums

Though the topic of Nellie Bly’s article from “Ten Days in a Madhouse” was depressing she gets props for a lede that would blow an elephant out of the water. The one line opener includes suffering and a female, instant win. As Bly continues one image that resonated with me was the german woman being spat on, Bly did a good job of making the reader feel the experience. Another incident was the woman Urena. The way Bly writes about the treatment of the woman is shocking and prompts the reader to continue reading. I was able to find some really interesting pictures of the asylum that Bly was writing about. (Below)

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