The Yellow Wallpaper And Other Short Stories Pdf

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And I withdrew sharply, as though zapped by a thousand volts, for I had sensed him, caught sight of his nature, and the infringement was shocking.

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The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories

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The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories

Look Inside. Known primarily for her classic and haunting story "The Yellow Wallpaper," Charlotte Perkins Gilman was an enormously influential American feminist and sociologist. Her early-twentieth-century writings continue to inspire writers and activists today. This collection includes selections from both her fiction and nonfiction work. This volume is an unprecedented opportunity to rediscover a powerful American writer. Charlotte Perkins Gilman, feminist, author, critic, and theorist, was born on July 3, , in Hartford, Connecticut.

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The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Writings

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Short Stories: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins

Narrated in the first person , the story is a collection of journal entries written by a woman whose physician husband John has rented an old mansion for the summer. Forgoing other rooms in the house, the couple moves into the upstairs nursery. As a form of treatment, the unnamed woman is forbidden from working or writing, and is encouraged to eat well and get plenty of air, so she can recuperate from what he calls a "temporary nervous depression — a slight hysterical tendency", a diagnosis common to women during that period.