The Yellow Wall-Paper and Other Stories
Publish date: November 19th 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, Read For School
, 19th Century
, Short Stories
Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest I haven’t read much classic reads this year, and a few days before the end of 2018, I decided to go for a classic short story, and I chose The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.This classic has been written by a woman in the 19th century. ...
When I first finished the stories I found them a bit odd, but then I really thought about them, kind of studied them, and now I really love it. It's a great collection of (feminist) short stories that are really thought provoking.I found 'The Yellow Wallpaper' really creepy though.
The problem with this book is not so much The Yellow Wallpaper part, but the Other Stories part. The Yellow Wallpaper is an effective short story, about a woman who starts going crazy, because she has been locked up in a room as part of a rest cure for what would then have been called neurosis. It...
IntroductionSTORIES--The Yellow Wallpaper--The Unexpected--The Giant Wistaria--An Extinct Angel--The Rocking-Chair--Deserted--An Unnatural Mother--Three Thanksgivings--The Cottagette--When I Was a Witch--An Honest Woman--Turned--Making a Change--Mrs Elder's Idea--Their House--Bee Wise--Fulfilment--I...
The main story - The Yellow Wallpaper - was chilling, a deliberate commentary on the "rest cure" and an inadvertent horror story.