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Who wrote The Yellow Wallpaper?

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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Keeping this in view, why did the author wrote The Yellow Wallpaper?

The Yellow Wallpaper was her way of bringing women's oppression to light by using medicine. In Why I Wrote the Yellow Wallpaper she says her goal in writing the short story was to prevent other people from going crazy. She wanted to change this oppressive mindset whether it was in medicine or family roles.

Secondly, when was the yellow wallpaper published? January 1892

In this regard, is the yellow wallpaper a true story?

Though many details are changed, the story is semi-autobiographical, drawing on Gilman's own health crisis and particularly her fraught relationship with Dr Silas Weir Mitchell – who carved a reputation for treating nervous exhaustion following his experiences as a Civil War doctor – and who was brought in to treat her

Who is the narrator of The Yellow Wallpaper?

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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