The Yellow Wallpaper Setting

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Colonial Mansion

The colonial mansion that John and the narrator rent for the summer is the main setting of "The Yellow Wallpaper."

Haddleton

Haddleton is the town where Delia Morrison lives and where Welcome House is located in "Three Thanksgivings." It is also where Mrs. Morrison establishes a ladies' club as a means of acquiring financial independence.

High Court

High Court is the setting of "The Cottagette." It is a summer school of music and higher thought located in the mountains, and Malda and Lois rent one of the neighboring cottagettes so they can work on their art throughout the season.

Marroners' Home

The setting of "Turned," the Marroners' home is where Mr. Marroner presumably seduces and impregnates Gerta. It is also where his wife learns of his infidelity due to a mix-up with letters he sends to both women. As a result, Mrs. Marroner leaves her husband and...

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