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The Yellow Wallpaper | Study Guide

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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Author

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Year Published

1892

Type

Short Story

Genre

Drama, Horror

Perspective and Narrator

"The Yellow Wallpaper" is narrated from a first-person point of view.

Tense

"The Yellow Wallpaper" is told in the present tense.

About the Title

In the story the narrator becomes obsessed with the pattern in the yellow wallpaper that covers the walls in the room where she is forced to spend most of her time.

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