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Supernatural Occurrences

Supernatural occurrences repeatedly appear throughout the novel, but they are later explained rationally. Mysterious music plays at night at castle di Udolpho, but Emily learns that the music is played by Chevalier Du Pont. The repetitive voices that resound through the walls at castle di Udolpho also is revealed to be Chevalier Du Pont, as is the figure on the ramparts. The mysterious chamber next door to Emily's apartments at castle di Udolpho is rumored to be haunted. It is made more mysterious by Montoni's late night visits. Later, Emily discovers that Signor Orsino is hidden in that chamber since he is wanted by the law. The veiled picture at castle di Udolpho hides what appears to be a decayed corpse, and Emily believes that it is Signora Laurentini's corpse and that Montoni is her murderer. Actually, it is a wax figure. Signora Laurentini's mysterious disappearance causes...

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