The Yellow Wallpaper Essay Topics

“The Yellow Wall-Paper” Character Analysis

The heroine’s belief that her husband did not believe she was ill in “The Yellow Wall-Paper” was accurate. As mentioned, John is a doctor and “John is practical in the extreme. He has no patience with faith, an intense horror of superstition, and he scoffs openly at any talk of thing not to be felt… View Article

“The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s, “The Yellow Wallpaper”, published in 1899, is a semi-autobiographical short story depicting a young woman’s struggle with depression that is virtually untreated and her subsequent descent into madness. Although the story is centered on the protagonist’s obsessive description of the yellow wallpaper and her neurosis, the story serves a higher purpose as… View Article

Feminine Transformation In Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper”

Fiction is often used as a vehicle to convey radical ideas to readers. These ideas are usually reflected in the themes of the stories so that the clarity of expression is more apparent. The theme of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” is quite unique in that it expresses feministic ideas in a seemingly ordinary… View Article

‘The Yellow Wallpaper” and “A Rose for Emily”

Introduction “A Rose for Emily”, is a story written by William Faulkner, who wrote many stories which include Sartoris, The Sound and the Fury, and As I Lay Dying (DLB, 1991). In “A Rose for Emily”, the reader sees a woman, Emily Grierson, who lives a life of loneliness, and how her attitude changes with… View Article