Category Archives: Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The Yellow Wall-paper

What struck me about “The Yellow Wall-paper” was the infantilization of the narrator and the dismissal of what is probably a real illness as “a slight hysterical tendency” (1684). The narrator is literally treated like a child by John throughout … Continue reading

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman- The Yellow Wall-paper

The main three characters that we see in “The Yellow Wall-paper are the narractor, her husband John and his sister Jennie who acts as a maid to their house. However at the conclusion of the story on page 1695 the … Continue reading

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