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The Woman in Black

The Woman In Black is a deliberate pastiche of second-wave Gothic fiction. It utilizes as many of the tropes of late Victorian Gothic as possible, from obfuscating, foggy marshes which reflect the...

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The Woman in Black is a gothic novella written in 1983 by British author Susan Hill. It tells the story of a ghost which haunts a small seaside town. Your question about the effect of the weather...

Latest answer posted November 27, 2019 12:35 pm UTC

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In chapter 4, Arthur has just arrived in Crythin Gifford and is assessing the town for the first time. Initially, his impression of Crythin Gifford is favorable. The people seem friendly and...

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Arthur Kipps finally arrives at Crythin Gifford in the chapter entitled "The Funeral of Mrs Drablow," and it is clear from the opening line that his first impressions of Crythin Gifford are...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2013 6:47 am UTC

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The Woman in Black is an Edwardian ghost novella written by Susan Hill in 1983. The story begins one Christmas Eve when retired solicitor Arthur Kipps is asked by his step-children to tell them a...

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This question has been asked again here (by the same student): http://www.enotes.com/lit/q-and-a/woman-black-by-susan-hill-what-plot-what-meaning-318332

Latest answer posted February 26, 2012 11:51 pm UTC

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Although at first sight Arthur likes the look of Crythin Gifford, he soon finds that the people there, although polite and hospitable, are not very forthcoming and tend to keep themselves to...

Latest answer posted January 25, 2013 9:48 pm UTC

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Based on Susan Hill's 1983 novel The Woman in Black, Stephen Mallatratt's stage play of the same name debuted in 1987 and was a big hit. The play takes the form of a rehearsal, performed by an...

Latest answer posted February 29, 2012 3:42 am UTC

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A rhetorical question is one to which the answer is obvious or where the asker knows or confidently anticipates the answer. A statement may also be turned into a rhetorical question, often by...

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