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The Yellow Wallpaper Definition

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The Yellow Wallpaper in Gilman's story is basically just that: a yellow wallpaper. However, in the Gilman's story, the wallpaper is a narrator, a "living" character with a certain form of agency, and a mirroring surface for the character's inner thoughts which enables it to narrate in the first place. Traditionally, a wallpaper is a thing which is used to simply cover up bare walls, often to dress them in fashionable colors and patterns fitting the furnishing of the room and the room's purpose ("wallpaper"). Christina Lupton defines this type of narratives, these It-narratives, as a tale which is told from the perspective of an object or, sometimes, even an animal (Lupton 2006: 403). Although the story itself is told in from of journal entries
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