TURN OF THE SCREW CONTEXT
· REFER TO ONE CONTEXTUAL IDEA – TWICE IN ESSAY
· ALSO REFER TO LITERARY CONTEXT
HEROISM & SACRIFICE
§ Duty for society.
§ Governess – victim, heroine or naïve.
GHOSTS AND SUPERNATURAL
§ Scientific approaches.
§ Brother was part of Cambridge ghost hunting society.
ATTITUDES TOWARDS CHILDREN
§ Seen not heard.
§ Gap between childhood and adulthood.
§ Preserving innocence – cherubic.
§ Religious doubt – post Darwin ∴ agnosticism was considered.
§ Acceptable to be religious.
§ Seen as cleansing of evil and a removal of corruption.
§ Seductress – threat to other woman in household.