THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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The Yellow Mask
by Wilkie Collins

A paper by Audrey Murfin of Binghamton University examining the influence of the folk tales known in England as The Arabian Nights' Entertainments on the structure of this short story and Elizabeth Gaskell's My Lady Ludlow.

The Yellow Wallpaper
by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

A paper by Dr. Beth Snyder-Rheingold functioning as both a psychological reading and an analysis of setting; assessing Gilman's explorations of control and intimacy in 'The Yellow Wallpaper'.
A chapter from Marilyn R. Chandler's Dwelling in the Text: Houses in American Fiction exploring this work and Kate Chopin's The Awakening.
An essay by Angie Pazhavila of Seattle University exploring the notion of a 'female Gothic subtext' in 'The Yellow Wallpaper' and Jane Eyre.

Yoruba Girl Dancing
by Simi Bedford

An essay by Martin Japtok of West Virginia State College analysing this novel alongside Merle Hodge's Crick Crack, Monkey. Amongst other things it looks at the bildungsroman narrative as an effective means of studying the impact of empire.

Young Goodman Brown
by Nathaniel Hawthorne

An essay by Scott Harshbarger, an Associate Professor at Hofstra University, which presents a comparative analysis of this short story and 'Tam O'Shanter' by Robert Burns.