The Turn of the Screw - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 Summary

Late the next day, the governess confided again to Mrs. Grose, mentioning that she found security in telling her without fearing that the woman would betray her confidences inadvertently. She felt that Mrs. Grose lacked imagination, and as the woman saw the children healthy and happy before her, she did not appear frightened despite the governess's tales.

The governess related to Mrs. Grose the events of last night as they watch Miles and Flora walk across the grounds together while he read to her. The governess told Mrs. Grose that she brought Miles inside, and they returned to his room in silence. She had imagined him trying to think of a way to explain himself. She also said she had detected in him an air of triumph, and she realized that she was in a corner. She could not be the first to...

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