Charlotte Perkins Gilman Quiz

How much do you know about the author of famous short stories like "The Yellow Wallpaper"? Take the Charlotte Perkins Gilman quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains ten questions about the writer and sociologist whofamously fought for social reform.

  1. What sorts of books did Gilman enjoy reading in the library when she was young?

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  2. To escape her unhappy home life as a child, where did Gilman spend a lot of time?

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  3. Gilman was often in the company of this famous female advocate as a child.

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  4. When did Gilman say was the only time her mother showed her affection?

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  5. What kind of reading did Gilman's mother forbid?

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  6. In addition to being a writer, Gilman was also a _____________.

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  7. Gilman was born in Connecticut but raised where?

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  8. True or False: Gilman was a feminist

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  9. True or False: Gilman considered herself to be a "tomboy"

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  10. What unusual thing (for her era) did Gilman do?

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