Olivia WhitnerMrs. MarshallA period2-3-19“The Yellow Wallpaper” Short Story Questions1.What psychological stages does the narrator go through as the story progresses?As the story progresses, the narrator continues to become even more mentally sick even thoughits seems as though she is getting better physically.2.How does the wallpaper function as a symbol in this story? What do you conclude aboutthe narrator when she becomes increasingly interested in the women she finds there?The yellow wallpaper functions as a symbol in this story by representing the narrator’s mentalconfusion and sickness. When the narrator becomes increasingly interested in the women thatshe finds in the wallpaper where she is staying, it heightens her curiosity and causes her to docrazy things such as peel the wallpaper off of the wall. The women in the wallpaper causes herto mental health to worsen, even though her physical helps appears to be getting better.