The Power to Cure or Impair: The Importance of Setting in "The Yellow Wallpaper" -- Part Two

Resource ID#: 194300 Type: Original Student Tutorial

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Subject(s): English Language Arts, English Language Arts (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2021-2022)
Grade Level(s): 7, 8
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 45 Minute(s)
Keywords: setting, setting in a story, how setting shapes character, character, character development, The Yellow Wallpaper, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, English, Language Arts, English Language Arts, e-learning, e learning, interactive, tutorial, gothic story, short story, short stories, story elements, literary elements, literature
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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