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ENGL 101 - Adams-Nowlin, "The Yellow Wallpaper"

This LibGuide is intended for use with Sarah Adams' "The Yellow Wallpaper" assignment for English 101.

Sample Keywords for Biographical Elements

  • "Charlotte Perkins Gilman"

AND

  •  biography OR autobiography 

 

Sample Keywords for Gothic Elements

  • "yellow wallpaper" or "Charlotte Perkins Gilman"

 

AND

  •   ("gothic elements" OR "gothic tradition" OR "gothic literature")

  •  gothic

Sample Keywords for Medical Issues

Use one or more of the following or think of your own keywords. These would be comined with the Boolean OR

 

  • "weir mitchell"

 

  • insanity or insane

 

  • depression or "post-partum depression"

 

  • madness

 

  • "mental illness"

 

  • nervousness

 

  • neurasthenia

 

  • hysteria

 

  • "rest cure"

 

  • psychoanalysis

 

  • history AND women AND medicine

Sample Keywords for Criticism

  • "yellow wallpaper" or "Charlotte Perkins Gilman"

AND

Use one or more of the following or think of your own keywords. These would be comined with the Boolean OR

 

  • criticism

 

  • "literary criticism"

 

  • literature

 

  • (interpretation OR interpreting OR interpret)

 

  • interpret*

 

  • (analysis OR analyze OR analytical)

 

  • analy*

 

  • (evaluate OR evaluative OR evaluation)

 

  • evaluat*

Sample Keywords for Relationship Issues

Use one or more of the following or think of your own keywords. These would be comined with the Boolean OR

 

  • patriarchy

 

  • subservience

 

  • domination

 

  • oppression

 

  • "mental abuse" OR "spousal abuse" or "spouse abuse"

 

  • abuse

Search Tips

Search tips:

  • Experiment
  • Use "Advanced Search"
  • Enter a combination of keywords. 
    • DO NOT USE :
      • entire sentences,
      • sentence fragments, or
      • questions
  • Use Boolean operators (AND OR NOT) to improve results
  • Use quotes to search a phrase