The Yellow Wallpaper
Terms in this set (31)
What was the paint and paper like?
It was a repellant color, almost revolting, and smoldering unclean yellow. It had a dull yet lurid orange in some places, a sticky sulphur tint in others
What is the wife's husband's name?
What nickname does the husband give to his wife in the story?
"A blessed little goose"
What is the cousin's names?
Cousin Henry and Julia
What is the husband's profession?
What is the narrator's brothers profession?
To what physician does John at one point threaten to send the narrator?
What is the name of the nanny?
Who tends to the house?
What kind of house are they in?
A colonial mansion
What happens to the couple's own house while they are away?
It is being remodeled
What kind of a room the narrator believe her room once was?
What is one similarity between the narrator's room and the wallpaper's pattern?
They both have bars
What is caught in the wallpaper's pattern?
What does the woman do at night within the wallpaper?
She shakes at the bars
Who officially decides what the narrator should do during the day?
What does the husband prevent the narrator from doing most of all?
What word does the narrator frequently use to describe the movement of the woman in the wallpaper?
When is the woman most visible in the wallpaper?
When does the woman in the wallpaper stop moving?
In the sunlight
When does the narrator usually sleep?
Usually during the day
What condition is the narrator thought to suffer from?
What does the husband do at the end of the story?
The narrator tells the husband she has gotten out of the wallpaper despite him and who else?
Whom does the narrator want to visit although the husband will not let her?
What is the strange mark around the wall probably from?
Someone else who crawled around the border of the room
How does the husband usually treat the narrator?
As his daughter
How does the husband find the narrator at the end of the story?
She is creeping around the floor of the room
What does the narrator begin to believe about her husband and Jennie?
That they are conspiring against her
What does the narrator bite the bed?
Because she is angry that she can't get the bed to move
What does the narrator do with the key to the room after she locks the door?
She throws it down the stairs
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