How does the atmosphere at the beginning of the story help to emphasize the ending in "The Possibility of Evil" by Shirley Jackson?
At the beginning of the story, everything is peaceful and the atmosphere is celebratory.
The story begins by describing a lovely walk on a beautiful day. Miss Strangeworth is described as stepping “daintily” and taking deep breaths on a “fragrant” summer day.
The sun was shining, the air was fresh and clear...
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