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The Turn of the Screw
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The Turn of the Screw Characters
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The Governess is the only character we can really sink our teeth into in this story, and boy, is it worth it. She's a truly fascinating character; we're never quite sure how trustworthy she is as a...
For a character as central as Miles is, we actually know very little about him – which is actually what makes him so mystifying and interesting. Some might complain about the comparatively sm...
Flora is two years younger than her brother (she's eight), and is just as adorable; the two of them are often compared to angels, and their beauty is their most prominent quality. Both of them seem...
Peter Quint is just all kinds of trouble. On the most superficial level, he’s an evil spirit who’s come to haunt and/or possess little Miles. That alone would be enough to pin him as th...
Interestingly enough, though she is most certainly one of the two villains of this story (from a conventional point of view, that is), we don't really know anything about Miss Jessel. We know some...
Mrs. Grose is something of a blank page – a kindly, loving blank page, but a blank one nonetheless. We hear early on that she's been in the service of the family for a long time (she was a ma...
As you can see, the general theme here is that we don't really know anything at all about any of these characters, even our narrator. However, Miles and Flora's uncle really takes the cake for shad...
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