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Possession in Turn of the Screw

After the constant strain of fighting to save the children from the possession of the ghosts, the governess believes that she cannot save them from the specters and thus sacrifices Miles to protect him from their possession.

  1. Establishes governess as being out of her element

  2. Establishes governess as woman ruled by her passions

  3. Transferring of obsessions to children

  4. Establishing governess’ obsession with children

  5. Obsessed with defending children from possession by ghosts

  6. Establishes reason as to why Miles is killed in the final scene

 

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