Where does it show that the narrator is an unreliable narrator in "The Yellow Wallpaper"? 

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The narrator's evolving relationship with the wallpaper in her bedroom demonstrates her mental breakdown, and her inability to recognize her deteriorating mental health helps readers to recognize her as fundamentally unreliable. To be clear, she does provide a reliable narration of her own experiences as she experiences them, but we cannot rely on her to provide objective or accurate information about much else.

At first, she simply hates the wallpaper, and she feels that it could be "one reason [she does] not get well faster." She analyzes the paper, saying that it commits "every artistic sin" and that its lines "commit suicide": extreme and troubling remarks, but they also provide evidence of her education and intellect and imagination. Soon, however, she says,

This paper looks to me as if it knew what a vicious influence it had!

Now she is ascribing consciousness and intention to the wallpaper, suggesting that it is actually aware of its effect on her and is, perhaps, purposely...

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