Play directory : The Yellow Wallpaper

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  • Author
    Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • Written
    1892
  • Setting
    rented house
  • Overview
    A married couple stays in a rented house over the summer. He is a physician and she is forbidden from work as she suffers from a "temporary nervous depression" as he calls it. The windows in her bedroom are barred and John controls her access to the rest of the house.With nothing to occupy her mind she soon becomes obsessed with the yellow wallpaper and descends into madness.