Depression or Oppression: "The Yellow Wallpaper" by C.P. Gilman

Eleventh graders read the short story, "The Yellow Wallpaper" before researching women's issues that were prevalent during the twentieth century. They look for connections between women's issues and mental health issues, and discuss these topics. Finally, they write a persuasive essay about society's attitudes as they contribute to mental illness.

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