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Front page illustration for the original serialized version of the yellow wallpaper from the new england magazine (1892) charlotte perkins gilman's story the yellow wall-paper was. Essays and criticism on charlotte perkins gilman's the yellow wallpaper - the yellow wallpaper, charlotte perkins gilman a “rest cure” for mental illness, was written as a critique of. The narrator battles her mental illness throughout the story (most important conflict) purpose of the yellow wallpaper it was not intended to drive people crazy, but to save.