Turn of the screw context

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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 ATTITUDES

§  Religious doubt – post Darwin agnosticism was considered.

§  Acceptable to be religious.

§  Seen as cleansing of evil and a removal of corruption.

GOVERERNESSES

§  Seductress – threat to other woman in household.

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