Section One - Characters
- Mr Hooper lives in a gloomy house called 'Warings' which can reflect his personality. Also suggests that his family was like being at war with each other.
- Death of his wife, Ellen Hooper, leads to him wanting to find an informal housekeeper to keep him and Edmund Hooper company.
- Mr Hooper's relationship with his own father was strained. Did not like his childhood. This is reflected in Mr Hooper's poor relationship with his own son, Edmund. He has little control of his own son. 'Feelings like…
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