Related History & Literature for The Yellow Wallpaper
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- Women's Movements
Placing "The Yellow Wallpaper" in a historical context can help us comprehend the social relevance and impact Gilman's story had. See this summary of women's movements in America for a quick, historical refresher.
- Jane Eyre
For a literary precursor of the narrator in "The Yellow Wallpaper," look no further than Bertha, the "madwoman in the attic" in Charlotte Brontë's classic Jane Eyre.