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The Yellow Wallpaper

The Yellow Wallpaper


by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The Yellow Wallpaper Part 6 Summary

  • The narrator continues to describe the pattern, calling it a bad dream.
  • By moonlight the pattern looks different to the narrator.
  • The narrator is now convinced that, trapped in the wallpaper, there is a woman, who remains very still during the day.
  • The narrator spends all her time in bed, and she begins to fear both John and his sister Jennie. She is convinced they are somehow also connected to the paper.
  • Convinced that Jennie has also begun studying the wallpaper, the narrator is determined to uncover its secret herself.

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