Themes in the Woman in Black

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How is the Theme of Revenge intertwined with the Christian faith?
the idea that is wrong to seek revenge is central to christianity
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What is Justice related to?
Vengance
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What is justic affected by?
the social norms of the time
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Do i you think jennet humfrye is condemned to wander earth for eternity?
Yes, what is lost shall never be found
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When did Arthur Kipps religious background become meaningful?
when he is tested
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How does the theme of supernatural link to Arthur investing in Monk's piece?
he was led to the house by forces beyond nature, 'piece' being a pun that he was led here to find peace
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How does Spider play a part in the theme of supernatural?
she had a tendency to sense things (bark/growl) before they appear
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What other texts can you link the theme of sleep to? do they have similar outcomes?
Macbeth, yes both sleep themes end in mental and pysical disturbance
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What is sleep linked metaphorically with?
death
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What does Hill juxtapostion children with?
the apperance of ghosts
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What do children usually symbolise?
innocence
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What theme is emphasised by decriptions of nature?
Isolation
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What is the significance of the theme of the conspiracy of silence?
It isolates Arthur further
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How does Hill often present fear?
through the use of structure and similies
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