Discussion Notes: The Yellow Wallpaper
This week we’re replaying an episode from our archive! We picked this story because it’s one of our favorite discussions to date. (Boy has our sound editing improved in the years since this episode aired!)
Find this week’s rewind story here: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Next episode: Passage by Kevin Jared Hosein
We really enjoyed this in depth discussion of The Yellow Wallpaper, an important part of the American short story cannon about mental illness and the treatment of women. Written in the late 1800’s this story seems to bridge an old-fashioned writing style, and more modern tension and tones. It is full of symbolism that allowed us to delve deep into the many aspects of this masterpiece. In addition, listening to Rammy figure out the story on air is both fascinating and educational about the process of understanding fiction. I hope you enjoy this episode as much as we did.
Please share your thoughts in the comment section below, or leave a comment using the voicemail function to the right. We may read your voicemail on air, so if you don’t want us to do so, tell us.
Have thoughts on this story?
Did we miss a crucial piece of this story? Tell us below! Or on Twitter @litroadhouse or in our FB group.
Support us on Patreon
We’re still a self-funded podcast. We work hard every week to bring you the best content possible.