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The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman – full text

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 confined, with all her creative outlets forbidden to her.  First published in 1892 in New England Magazine, it’s considered a feminist classic. 

Here’s an analysis of The Yellow Wallpaper, and for even more insight, Charlotte Perkins herself wrote a 1913 essay, Why I Wrote the Yellow Wallpaper. Read More→


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