• Misconstrued in the short story “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charotte Perkins Gilman, page 69,  paragraph 7, sentence 2.


  • “Besides I wouldn’t do it. Of course not. I know well enough that a step like that is improper and might be misconstrued”


  • When this term is used, the narrator is tearing the wall paper off the wall, and describing how angry she is. She’s so angry at that time that she contemplates jumping out the window, but tells herself that would be improper and misconstrued.

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1 thought on “Misconstrued”

  1. Great use of a visual aid! In your explanation, though, you use the word to explain the word. Please edit your post to make the explanation clearer, using the definition or your understanding of the meaning of misconstrue rather than the word itself.

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