By Taylor Jasmine | On December 15, 2014 | Comments (0)
Following is the full text of The Yellow Wallpaper, Charlotte Perkins Gilman‘s most widely known work. This short story is written from the perspective of a depressed young wife and mother who has been institutionalized. It was first published in 1892 in New England Magazine, and is considered a feminist classic. Here is the full text:
It is very seldom that mere ordinary people like John and myself secure ancestral halls for the summer.
A colonial mansion, a hereditary estate, I would say a haunted house, and reach the height of romantic felicity—but that would be asking too much of fate! Read More→