The Yellow Wallpaper
The Yellow Wallpaper
by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The Yellow Wallpaper Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Wallpaper's Pattern
The Paper
Moonlight
The House
The Bed
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What’s Up With the Title?
What’s Up With the Ending?
Plot Analysis
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
Part 8
Part 9
Part 10
Part 11
Part 12
Characters
The Narrator
The Narrator Timeline
John
John Timeline
The Woman in the Wallpaper
Mary
Jennie
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Freedom and Confinement
Freedom and Confinement Quotes
Madness
Madness Quotes
Gender
Gender Quotes
Literature and Writing
Literature and Writing Quotes
Society and Class
Society and Class Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Pink Paisley Paint
Pink Paisley Paint Flashcards
Pink Paisley Paint True or False
There’s No Escaping
There’s No Escaping Flashcards
There’s No Escaping True or False
Don’t Get Trapped Without the Answers
Don’t Get Trapped Without the Answers Flashcards
Don’t Get Trapped Without the Answers True or False
Essay
Teaching The Yellow Wallpaper
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Gilman vs. the Narrator: Analyzing Both the Author and Her Creation
Compare a Film to the Short Story
The Yellow Wallpaper Meets the 21st Century: Writing a Mash-Up
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
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