What’s Behind Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Yellow Wallpaper? Research paper thesis sentence is a description of a case of nervous breakdown beginning something as mine did, and treated as Dr.
Weir Mitchell treated me with what I consider the inevitable result, progressive insanity. The regimen included isolation, bed rest, and heavy foods and prohibited work of any kind, physical or intellectual. It was published instead by The New England Monthly in 1892—although she never received payment, having apparently been robbed by an unscrupulous agent. So far as I know, and I am fairly well up in literature, there has been no detailed account of incipient insanity.
Note: Wall Paper or Wall-Paper or Wallpaper? Readers will note that the spelling of the title of Gilman’s most famous work varies from source to source. The story was reprinted several times during Gilman’s life, and the title was printed in any number of ways. The LOA uses the text of the story’s first appearance as a small book, published in 1899 and titled The Yellow Wall Paper.