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"Now why should that man have fainted? But he did, and right across my path by the wall, so that I had to creep over him every time!"
On this episode of The Literary Coven, Lily and Courtney discuss the morose short story "The Yellow Wallpaper". Charlotte Perkins Gilman used her own life experiences with postpartum depression and the mismanagement of her ailments as inspiration for this story. Listen along as these giggly hosts dive into the characters, themes, the lessons they learned, and the narrator's serious and progressive illness.