Symbolism - There are things in that paper that nobody knows but me, or ever will.
Description: The yellow wallpaper itself is the most obvious symbol in this story. The wallpaper represents the protagonist's mind set during this time. It further explains that by pulling down the wallpaper, the narrator feels she is twaring away the malevolent forces that restrict her or "Wall" her in
Example: I hate to see it sometimes, it sometimes, it creeps slowly, and always comes in by one window or another." The biggest theme in this story is appearance vs. reality. The characters in this story dont know how to differientate reality vs internal feelings which is really there perception of how they see certain behaviors.
"I have locked the door and thrown the key into the front path."Description: Mary really has conflict with herself, her perception of everything is really reflection from her own experiences and what she feels