The Turn of the Screw Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Introduction

• After listening to a ghost story about a child, Douglas offers to tell a ghost story about two children, but he must send to town for the manuscript since he has only heard the story once before.

• Douglas sends for the manuscript the next day, receives it on the third, and reads it on the fourth.

• The unnamed narrator explains that he received the manuscript after Douglas' death and copied the narrative directly from the manuscript.

• Douglas provides background information on the writer of the manuscript, a governess who responds to an advertisement to care for a single gentleman's orphaned nephew and niece; Miles (who is in school) and Flora, who both reside at Bly, his country home.

• The governess accepts the job, despite the odd death of the first governess and her employer's odd mandate not to contact him for any reason.

• Douglas opens an album...

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