The Yellow Wallpaper Study Guide & Essays
“The Yellow Wallpaper” is an exaggerated account of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s personal experiences. In 1887, shortly after the birth of her daughter, Gilman began to suffer from serious depression and fatigue. She was referred to Silas Weir Mitchell, a leading specialist in women’s nervous…
The Yellow Wallpaper study guide contains a biography of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.
- The Yellow Wallpaper Summary
- About The Yellow Wallpaper
- Character List
- Glossary of Terms
- Major Themes
- Summary and Analysis of Part 1
- Summary and Analysis of Part 2
- Summary and Analysis of Part 3
- Responding to the Wallpaper
- The Stages of Feminine Injustice
- "Personally, I Disagree With Their Ideas"
- Paper, Paper, On the Wall...
- Prescription to Madness
- Teaching Guide
B. They both have bars.
C. They are both windowless.
D. They are both messy.
They are both windowless
They both has bars
They both are dark because they do not let sunlight in the room
2. Is the wife a reliable narrator? Do you trust all her statements and conclusions? Do you agree, for instance, that her room used to be a nursery? What about the iron window bars, the wall rings, the permanently attached bed with its gnawed bedposts, anyellow wall-paper