The narrator and her husband, John, who is a doctor, comes to stay at at house for the summer; narrator finds this house to be scary, mostly due to her "temporary nervous depression."
The narrator hates the room and is specifically bothered by the yellow wallpaper and the pattern. The narrator tries to express her own opinion to her husband, but is overruled on every count
The narrator decides to keep a secret journal, in which she describes her forced passivity and expresses her dislike for her bedroom wallpaper, a dislike that gradually intensifies into obsession
As the narrator almost build this obsession as her fascination of the pattern and color of the wallpaper continue to grow she see changes as it becomes darker. She starts to hear something trapped in the wall scratching out and she cannot sleep
The narrator grows to believe that she must free the women who is trapped inside the wallpaper, so she gradually begins to rip the paper off the wall and tries to free this mysterious women.
The narrator believes that she was the women trapped and is free.When John comes home to find the door to his bedroom locked, so he asks her to unlock it and the key is at the door when he sees her he faints because her actions are so extraordinary and shocking.