The Turn of the Screw - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13 Summary

The governess and the children carried on together for a month, with neither side mentioning the ghosts. The governess felt certain Miles and Flora knew she was aware of their visitors, and at times they even seemed to say to each other that perhaps at that moment their caretaker would mention them, but both sides continued to avoid the subject. She could not raise the topic with the children, she did argue with herself over the possibilities frequently. The governess also felt certain that the ghosts visited the children in her presence, though she could not see them. There would be a sudden hush, an abrupt change in activity that indicated to her the passing of some otherworldly presence. Though tempted to exclaim to the children that she knew they were there, she kept her suspicions to herself. Two topics that saved them repeatedly were the children's...

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