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Review of THE YELLOW WALLPAPER by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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FACTS ABOUT THE BOOK

Title: The Yellow Wallpaper
Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Publisher: Benison Books
Price: 4,27€
Pages: 35 (just the short story "The Yellow Wallpaper", 64 (whole book edition)
Genre: Feminism, Mental Illness
Year: 1892




WHAT IS IT ABOUT? This very short short story is told by a female narrator who is stuck in a room with an awful yellow wallpaper, much like the one you can see on the cover. Throughout this story she analysis and interprets a lot into this wallpaper. Since she feels not well, her husband orders her to rest in this room, which slowly drives her mad.



MY OPINION ON THE BOOK
I was quite surprised by how short this story actually is. In this edition it is only 35 pages long and reads itself even quicker because of the few sentences that are actually placed on one page. You can definitely read through it in about 15 minutes.

I can definitely recommend this edition to you, although I didn't like it at all at first, because of the ugly colour of …