"The Yellow Wallpaper" Book Review by supercalifragilistic

"The Yellow Wallpaper"
A description of how the theme of the dichotomy of practicality and imagination are illustrated in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper."
# 96158 | 1,817 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jun 26, 2007 in Literature (American) , English (Analysis)

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This paper discusses the characters of John and Jane in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper." The paper shows how the characters can be seen to represent a clear dichotomy of practicality and imagination. The paper gives examples from the book to illustrate this theme of practicality and imagination coexisting in a state of a fragile balance.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • "A Tragic Triumph: A Look at Individuality in 'The Yellow Wallpaper'". Online Internet 18 November 2006. <http://sparta.rice.edu/~lspiro/portfolio/wallpapr.htm>.
  • Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. "The Yellow Wallpaper".
  • Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. "Why I Wrote The Yellow Wallpaper". The Forerunner, Oct. 1913. 8 June 1999. Online Internet 18 November 2006. <http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/dept/history/lavender/whyyw.html>.
  • Gilbert, Kelly. "'The Yellow Wallpaper': An Autobiography of Emotions by Charlotte Perkins Gilman". American Literature Research and Analysis Website. Editor, Dr. Jim Wohlpart. 27 July 1998. Online Internet 18 November 2006. <http://itech.fgcu.edu/faculty/wohlpart/alra/gilman.htm>.
  • Notaro, Anna. "Space and Domesticity in 'The Yellow Wallpaper' by Charlotte Perkins Gilman". Journal of American Studies of Turkey, 10 (1999): 59-68. Online Internet 18 November 2006. <http://www.bilkent.edu.tr/~jast/Number10/Notaro.html>.

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