Homework Help

What do most critics suggest "The Yellow Wallpaper" is about?How is Gilman's life...

user profile pic

relisys101 | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted August 13, 2012 at 6:03 PM via web

dislike 0 like

What do most critics suggest "The Yellow Wallpaper" is about?

How is Gilman's life presented in the story? 

1 Answer | Add Yours

user profile pic

akramsaqib | College Teacher | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted August 13, 2012 at 6:48 PM (Answer #1)

dislike 0 like

6000 words short story written by American writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman appeared in the New England Magazine as cited by many. It is commonly considered as the feminist literature. The story is about a marrie4d woman who was confined to her house.  The wall paper of the room was yellow which looked strange to her and made her see everything yellow meaning drab and dull.

Join to answer this question

Join a community of thousands of dedicated teachers and students.

Join eNotes