"The Yellow Wallpaper"
$19.95 Buy and instantly download this paper now
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>.
Cite this Book Review:
"The Yellow Wallpaper" (2007, June 26) Retrieved August 18, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/the-yellow-wallpaper-96158/
""The Yellow Wallpaper"" 26 June 2007. Web. 18 August. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/the-yellow-wallpaper-96158/>