Magical Realism as a Genre

Magical Realism is a relatively recent development in literature, in comparison to older fantasy and legends. The framework of Magical Realism came about as an amalgamation of fiction and nonfiction. In Magical Realist literature, the magical elements and structures are often derived from older fairy tales. Many experts argue that the way “magic” is utilized […]

The Yellow Wallpaper: Setting Study

Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper is a chilling tale about a woman’s slow decline into insanity caused by her postpartum depression and her husband’s subsequent mistreatment of it. The Yellow Wallpaper is Gilman’s attempt at warning other women of the dangers associated with allowing their lives to be controlled beyond themselves. The Yellow Wallpaper […]