Themes In A Haunted House

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In Virginia Woolf’s “A Haunted House,” the narrator tells the tale of a living couple’s interactions with a ghostly couple and the discoveries each made. Throughout the work, the narrator uses imagery of light and dark to convey meaning to the readers. Also, the narrator uses repetition in order to emphasize significant phrases or meanings in the work. Through these literary devices, the narrator reveals the importance of the couple’s discovery. Light and dark are very distinct images, and in this story they are used for very specific purposes. Early in the narration, the ghostly couple cast a dim light to represent their presence, but when the human couple comes close, they turn to shadow. This reveals to the couple that the ghosts
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