The Yellow Wallpaper is regarded as an important early work of American feminist literature, illustrating attitudes in the 19th century toward women's physical and mental health.The book is a collection of journal entries written by a woman whose physician husband has confined her to a bedroom of a house he has rented for the summer. Presented in the first person, this story will have students so caught up in the protagonist’s thought process that they won’t be able to put down this page turner.
Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Interest Levels: 8 - 11
|Reading Levels: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10|