The Yellow Wallpaper The Nameless Woman

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman's story is told from the perspective of a woman who has been isolated for medical reasons. The nameless female is the story's main character, but she is not the only narrator within the story. A vital part of the story's narrative is told by one of lifeless objects around her: the yellow wallpaper.
The it-narrative provided by the wallpaper is essential to the representation of the main character's changing state of mind. The wallpaper is part of the barrier between the woman and the world, it becomes a mirror to her own psychological decay, and finally a cover which is ripped away to unveil and unite the woman and the part of herself she has seen in the wallpaper. It is the object's special position as an object
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