The Darkness Out There

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The Darkness Out There - Plot
Girl and Kerry Stevens help Mrs Rutter. She lives near a haunted wood. She tells a story of how she didn't help a Nazi soldier who was injured in a plane crash and left him to die. They grow up and the wood isnt haunted anymore.
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The Darkness Out There- Themes
Faliure, regret, maturity, growing up, reality, steryotypes, death.
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The Darkness Out There - Characters
Mrs Rutter, Kerry stevens, Pat, Sandra, The Girl
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The Darkness Out There - Imagery / Symbols
"Withches and Wolves and Tigers" - starts as childish fairytales. "There were not, the girl realised, wolves or witches or tigers" - End as grown ups as they are now responsible.
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The Darkness Out There - Language techniques
"Blackbirds and thrushes and robbins and that." - Tripple and imagery of place and peace; juxtapostion ast to what happened. "It was a rank place" - Juxtapostion shows she thought Mrs Rutter was innocent and then horrid.
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The Darkness Out There - Structure
Short paragraphs show short and sharp, painful event. Paragraphs get longer as she starts to grow up.
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The Darkness Out There - Title Significance
"The" - real thing. "Darkness" - Can't see the right thing to do. Childhood fear. theme of death. "Out There" - All around us. Huge world. Other fears waiting to be found.
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