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Studying The Yellow Wallpaper Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The rest cure involved which four basic elements?

Question 2 2. Today, the medical term 'hysteria'refers to:

Question 3 3. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's ''The Yellow Wallpaper,'' which symbol stands for the woman narrator herself?

Question 4 4. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's ''The Yellow Wallpaper,'' what aspect of the wallpaper symbolizes oppressive patriarchal society?

Question 5 5. Victorian poet Coventry Patmore published a poem that gave rise to a term, _____, describing the ideal role of a submissive wife and mother.

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Question 6 6. Mary is the _____ for the baby newly born by the protagonist of The Yellow Wallpaper.

Question 7 7. Choose the best answer. Which of the following represents the progression of roles (in chronological order) in which the narrator views her husband in 'The Yellow Wallpaper?'

Question 8 8. What was 'the rest cure' used to treat and when?

Question 9 9. If the name 'Jane' that appears at the end of The Yellow Wallpaper is a typo, whose name was intended?

Question 10 10. Why is the reader meant to be confused by the name 'Jane' at the end of The Yellow Wallpaper?

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Question 11 11. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper, what does the narrator believe will help to improve her mental health?

Question 12 12. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper, what does the room with the yellow wallpaper represent?

Question 13 13. From which perspective does the narrator tell her story in Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper?

Question 14 14. As she explains throughout The Yellow Wallpaper, why is the narrator under a physician's care?

Question 15 15. In The Yellow Wallpaper, in what sense is the narrator's description of her husband as 'careful and loving' ironic?

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Question 16 16. How does the tone change from the beginning of The Yellow Wallpaper to the end of the story?

Question 17 17. In ''The Yellow Wallpaper,'' the phrase ''Creeping as fast as a cloud shadow in a high wind'' is an example of what type of figurative language?

Question 18 18. In ''The Yellow Wallpaper,'' which type of figurative language is not utilized?

Question 19 19. Charlotte Perkins Gilman conveys in ''The Yellow Wallpaper'' that women are expected live a life of what?

Question 20 20. The narrator of ''The Yellow Wallpaper'' has difficulty sleeping at night. She stares at the yellow wallpaper and sees what?

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Question 21 21. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper, what does the narrator see in the pattern of the wallpaper?

Question 22 22. When was Charlotte Perkins Gilman's short story The Yellow Wallpaper first published?

Question 23 23. The rest cure was invented in the late nineteenth century by:

Question 24 24. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's ''The Yellow Wallpaper,'' the woman narrator's _____ symbolizes her rebellion.

Question 25 25. This story is an example of early _____ literature because the female protagonist struggles with the roles and behavior expected of her.

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Question 26 26. Choose the best answer. Which of the following is a major example of how John dismisses his wife's concerns in 'The Yellow Wallpaper?'

Question 27 27. Why do we not learn the name 'Jane' until the end of The Yellow Wallpaper?

Question 28 28. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper, why does John make the narrator stay in the room with the yellow wallpaper?

Question 29 29. In treating his wife's supposed ailments, the husband prescribes several remedies. Which remedy, as described in The Yellow Wallpaper is actually more of a form of control rather than treatment for her ailment?

Question 30 30. In what way is the wallpaper in The Yellow Wallpaper a symbol?

Studying The Yellow Wallpaper Chapter Exam Instructions

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