“The Yellow Wallpaper”

The short story “The Yellow Wallpaper” is a fascinating description of clinical schizophrenia, or dementia prÅ“cox. The idea for the yellow wallpaper in the room may be related to the fact that some wallpapers were painted with colors which caused deadly fumes. Perhaps some were associated with insanity?

Also: “Association of both green and yellow with the concept of poison has not been fully abandoned until today…”

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