Chapter summary woman in black 1-4

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  • The Woman in Black Chapter Summary 1-4
    • Chapter 1
      • Arthur Kipps lived at Monks Peace. But he says 'he is' going to love at it (super natural)
        • This is developing the plot.
      • Introducing his family and telling ghosts stories.
        • This is revealing most of his past
      • Arthur likes to walk about outside to get fresh air
        • He panics when his sons and daughters want Kipps to tell a ghost story so runs outside this is when he is fighting the fear by wring his story.
          • Introducing his family and telling ghosts stories.
            • This is revealing most of his past
    • Chapter 2
      • When Kipps gets introduced to Mr Bentley his co-worker Tomes has a negative personality.
        • His description is a typical gothic horror looks.
      • This is where he is being assigned to the funeral of Mrs Drablow which she is the trigger of gothic horror.
      • One way Hill uses language to establish a typical gothic mood is the description of the fog
        • Hill is the Author of the book.
    • Chapter 3
      • Arthur gets on the afternoon train and looks through Mrs Drablow file.
      • As he is sitting on the train a man comes in to his compartment and introduces himself as Sam Daily.
      • He shows some interest in the Drablow file, but Arthur ignores him completely.
        • that is because Arthur thinks he is an ignorant person, but he is far to British and polite to say it to is face.This is why he chose to ignore him.
      • Sam offers Arthur to give him a ride to the hotel where he goes to for the Drablow file.
    • Chapter 4
      • This is the time we see the ghost of the woman in black.
      • Mr Jerome reaction to the ghost shows how scary the woman in black actually is.
      • The line of the ghostly children ---> scary because he is describing the children as creepy and super natural
      • The description of Mrs Drablows house creeps them out but Kipps is very fascinated by it and loves it.


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