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The Yellow Wallpaper

The Yellow Wallpaper

  

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Analysis: What’s Up With the Title?

The title object refers to the wallpaper in the room where the protagonist spends most of her time. Since she is essentially trapped in her room with nothing to do, she spends her time staring at the pattern of the wallpaper, becoming more and more obsessed with the paper.

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