What is the moral of the novel The Haunting of Hill House?

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The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson was published in 1959. The novel follows a troubled woman named Eleanor Vance who is asked to help a scholar named Dr. Montague explore Hill House, where supernatural occurrences have been reported over the years. Eleanor has been tasked with caring for her incapacitated mother, a burden she greatly resents, and since it is such an all-consuming job, Eleanor has no social life and her only real conversations occur with herself. She sees the chance to assist Dr. Montague at Hill House as an opportunity to break out of the mundane pattern of her everyday life. Although abandoned, Hill House is suffused throughout with a sense of foreboding. Soon Eleanor and the others begin to hear eerie noises and witness events that cannot be logically explained. However, the main idea or moral of the story is that people are often more damaged and haunted than places. Even though Eleanor enjoys a physical reprieve from the grueling work of caring for her...

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