6.09 English Essay

666 Words Oct 4th, 2013 3 Pages
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Questions
Who was Charlotte Perkins Gilman?
Charlotte Perkins Gilman was an American author, lecturer, feminist, and social reformer who wrote “The Yellow Wallpaper” in 1892.
Which of her writings is considered her most famous work?
Women and Economics: A Study of the Economic Relation Between Men and Women as a Factor in Social Relations was considered her most famous work.
What year was "The Yellow Wallpaper" written?
The Yellow Wallpaper was written in 1892.
What years did Gilman's writing career span?
1891-1935 was the years when Gilman’s writing career spanned.
What do most critics suggest "The Yellow Wallpaper" is about?
The critics suggest "The Yellow Wallpaper" is about a mental crazy lady who was
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5) Choose the word that explains how Gilman describes the house she’s staying in?
a) dirty
b) beautiful
c) ran down
d) okay

6) Short essay- Demonstrate the greenhouses that the house?
7) Analyze how Gilman deals with her pain?
a) talk to her friends
b) call her mother
c) take pills
d) just keep quite

8) Short essay- Explain how Gilman examined her room?
9) Short essay- How was the wallpaper designed?
The color is repellent, almost revolting; a smoldering unclean yellow, strangely faded by the slow-turning sunlight.
10) Short Essay- How would you support Gilman in a time of need?

Answer Key

1) Name the season “The Yellow Wallpaper” took place in?

B. summer

2) What is the name of her physician?

B. John

3) Which word describes how Gilman physician seen her health?
A. fine

4) Short essay- Describe what Gilman’s brother does and how we felt about her?
Gilman’s brother is also a physician and he looks at her as been fine also.

5) Choose the word that explains how Gilman describes the house she’s staying in?

B. beautiful

6) Short essay- Demonstrate the greenhouses that the house?
The greenhouses are all broken because there was some legal trouble going on.

7) Analyze how Gilman deals with her pain?
C) take pills

8) Short essay- Explain how Gilman examined her room?

It is a big, airy room, the whole floor nearly, with windows that

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