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The Yellow Wallpaper

The Yellow Wallpaper


by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The Yellow Wallpaper Part 9 Summary

  • The narrator believes she has made a breakthrough. She believes the front pattern of the wallpaper moves because the woman trapped behind it is shaking it.
  • The narrator thinks the woman is trying to escape, but the pattern of the wallpaper is strangling her. This, thinks the narrator, explains all the heads and the bulging eyes.

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