Prompts In 'Turn Of The Screw'

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Another prompt in Turn of the Screw deals with the meditation of writing sex, and death. When it comes to writing, the written words is actually a major symbol in the novel. As I was reading, I noticed that events only became real when they have been written down. An example of this would be the governess writing a letter to her employer. After a long discussion with Mrs. Grose, the governess refuses to tell her employer about the circumstances at Bly in a letter at first. She feels that if she tells him about the crazy events in a document, she will labeled as delusional, and never be able to deny the events she has endured. She has managed to persuade Mrs. Grose that her ghostly encounters are true, but convincing someone through the written

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