The Turn Of The Screw Analysis

Topics: Grief, 2nd millennium, Bargaining, Acceptance / Pages: 3 (726 words) / Published: Oct 7th, 2015
The Turn of The Screw is a recurring concept throughout the story as sort of a motif, it is a saying that is repeated to gain your attention and make you question how it fits in the story. Not only is this meant to grab your attention but it is repeated at crucial parts in the story making you start to personify the statement and it becomes an overlaying character that helps progress or digress the storyline, and finally it is also a marker to insinuate the governesses slow descent into madness! Thus, I believe that the 'Turn of the Screw' is the phrase to insinuate the slow descent of the governess and the comparison to the stages of grief.
The story is set in a gothic themed mansion with four essential characters, The Governess, Miles, Flora, and Quint and Jessel(Ghosts). The Turn of The Screw is truly in correlation to the Governesses ever changing feelings and suspicions towards Miles and Floras actions. adores Miles and Flora when she first meets them, she quickly becomes suspicious of their every word and action, convinced that they hope to deceive her. She is odd, however, and switches back to being absolutely sure of their pure innocence. At these times, her affection for the children can be intense, she begins to stalk them and watch them to make sure that they are safe, this is the representation of the turning of the
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It started in the 14th century as 'To Turn a New Leaf' which meant to start anew, became something more professional as 'The Change in Tides' as of the 15th century, which also meant a change or something new, and by the 16th century and up it was known as 'The Turn of The Screw', as this book was published in 1898 it comes to my knowledge that this saying was meant to mean something new, a new start, a new beginning. This further explains my belief that it is a saying that started a new phase for the Governess, it also meant a new start, or something

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