Analysis Sheet One
The Yellow Wallpaper
Why was the lady admitted to the home? What was it called then, and what is it called now?
What profession did the Ladys husband and brother share, and why was it important?
Describe the place in which the lady was confined.
Do you think the wallpaper, her husband, or both contribute to her insanity and why?
What do you think she means by the statement, I have finally gotten out!?
Young Goodman Brown
What might the pink ribbons stand for in Faiths hair?
What symbolic meaning do the forest; Faith; the towns name, Salem; the road; and the staff in the story have?
What do you think the name Young Goodman Brown means?
Why does Brown want to go into the forest?
How does his trip change his perception of the town and all the people in the town including his wife?