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Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman

  1. 1. Charlotte Perkins Gilman Matheus Fernandes
  2. 2. “ Prominent American short story and non-fiction Writer, Novelist, Commercial Artist, Lecturer, Feminist and Social Reformer” charlotteperkinsgilman.com <ul>Two most important works; 'The Yellow Wallpaper' (1892) and 'Women and Economics' (1898). </ul>
  3. 3. Biography <ul><li>Born on July 3rd, 1860 in Hartford, Connecticut.
  4. 4. Married Walter Stetson (1884) and gave birth to Katherine (1895).
  5. 5. Married her cousin, Houghton Gilman (1900).
  6. 6. Committed suicide on August 17, 1935.
  7. 7. * Last Paragraph* (page 335) </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul>END </ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Mary Fitch Wescott + Frederick Beecher Perkins (1858) (cousins).
  10. 10. Father abandoned her mother.
  11. 11. Charlotte's upbringing (emotional = vulnerable/weak). </li></ul>Back
  12. 12. <ul><li>Met Charles Walter Stenton (1878).
  13. 13. Re-encounter > Love > Proposal (1882).
  14. 14. Hesitation.
  15. 15. Marriage (1884).
  16. 16. Katherine (1885).
  17. 17. Separation (1887).
  18. 18. Reborn California). </li></ul>Back
  19. 19. <ul><li>7 years younger.
  20. 20. Advice on a legal matter (1897).
  21. 21. 20 years since they exchanged letters.
  22. 22. “ Renewal of an earlier friendship”.
  23. 23. Married in 1990. </li></ul>Back

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