By Arpita Khosla The mental state of an individual can rule their actions and thoughts. It can lead them to act rational or erratically. If someone has a harmful mental state it can lead to not only harm to oneself but those they are close to. In the novella, The Turn of the Screw, the … Continue reading The Turn of the Screw: Is the Governess Schizophrenic?
Month: December 2017
Insanity or the Supernatural: A look at Henry James’ The Turn of the Screw
By Esther Ososkalo Are ghosts just a figment of our imagination or are they truly there? In The Turn of the Screw by Henry James, readers are asked to either accept them as real or imagined. The novella introduces us to a young governess who is hired to care for two orphan children, Miles and … Continue reading Insanity or the Supernatural: A look at Henry James’ The Turn of the Screw