The Woman in Black, A London Particular

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  • A London Particular
    • Fog used to introduce London
      • "the thickest of London peasoupers"
      • "hanging over the river, creeping in and out of alleyways and passages..."
        • Pathetic fallacy
          • "It was a yellow fog, a filthy, evil-smelling fog, a fog that choked and blinded, smeared and stained"
          • "the thickest of London peasoupers"
      • "It was a yellow fog, a filthy, evil-smelling fog, a fog that choked and blinded, smeared and stained"
    • Hellish language
      • "red-hot pools of light"
      • "a great, boiling cauldron of tar"
      • "smoked an evil red smoke"
      • "...they became red-eyed and demonic."
    • Mrs Drablow and Eel Marsh House
      • "extraordinary Mrs Drablow"
      • " a rum'un"
      • "it's a wait for the tide!"
      • "remarkable place"
      • "'According to everything we've been told about Mrs Drablow', he said carefully, 'no, there were no children."
        • "carefully"
          • wary of his words, suggests Mr Bentley knows about the woman in black but doesn't want to scare Arthur off of the task
    • The "business"
      • "a bit of business to attend to"
        • total under-statement
          • Mr Bentley doesn't want to scare Arthur off of the case
            • Reinforces the idea that Mr Bentley knows about the woman in black
              • Mr Bentley  wants Arthur gone and on the way to Crythin Gifford before finding anything out about the case
            • Mr Bentley  wants Arthur to come back with the papers rather than sort them at the house
              • Reinforces the idea that Mr Bentley knows about the woman in black
                • Mr Bentley  wants Arthur gone and on the way to Crythin Gifford before finding anything out about the case
      • "I'll let you have the details to read on your journey"
        • "... her private papers ... And bring them back to this office."
          • Mr Bentley  wants Arthur to come back with the papers rather than sort them at the house
        • Arthur Kipps' character
          • "But I was, in those days of my youth, a sturdy, commonsensical fellow."
          • "I was barely twenty-three years old, and retained a schoolboy's passion..."
          • "...I saw that Mr Bentley had not been able to resist making a good story better, dramatizing the mystery..."
            • Arrogant young man, knowledgeable, sensible.
              • "I was barely twenty-three years old, and retained a schoolboy's passion..."
              • "But I was, in those days of my youth, a sturdy, commonsensical fellow."

      Comments

      Rachel Smith

      Very good, good use of detail and quotations, very helpful.

      Matthew Curtis


      Very good thank you, will help for the exam next week

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