The Yellow Wallpaper
by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Yellow Wallpaper Quotes
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Freedom and Confinement Quotes
He said that after the wall-paper was changed it would be the heavy bedstead, and then the barred windows, and then that gate at the head of the stairs, and so on. (1.14)
I always fancy I see people walking in these numerous paths and arbors, but John has cautioned me not to give way to fancy in the least. He says that with my imaginative power and habit of story-ma...
My brother is also a physician, and also of high standing, and he says the same thing. (1.11)
Literature and Writing Quotes
Personally, I believe that congenial work, with excitement and change, would do me good. (1.14)
Society and Class Quotes
It is very seldom that mere ordinary people like John and myself secure ancestral halls for the summer. (1.1)