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Whatever Happened to Jane's Baby? Still Another Examination of 'The Yellow Wall-Paper'
Eureka Studies in Teaching Short Fiction (2008)
  • Charlie Sweet, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Hal Blythe, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Barbara Szubinska, Eastern Kentucky University
Abstract
Despite all the critical ink spilled over Charlotte Perkins Gilman's classic story, one complex question still persists in college classroom and critical journals: what is the precise condition of the story's narrator and why is the baby presented in such a cursory manner?
Keywords
  • unreliable narrator,
  • treatment of pregnancy,
  • relationship to hallucination
Publication Date
2008
Citation Information
Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe and Barbara Szubinska. "Whatever Happened to Jane's Baby? Still Another Examination of 'The Yellow Wall-Paper'" Eureka Studies in Teaching Short Fiction Vol. 8 Iss. 2 (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/charlie_sweet/50/