The Turn of the Screw - Chapter 19 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 19 Summary

The governess and Mrs. Grose advanced to the lake where the governess had noticed Flora liked to go on their walks. Mrs. Grose seemed confused at their destination. The governess assured Mrs. Grose that Flora was not likely in the water, but on the other side where Miss Jessel had appeared before. She also assured her that where Flora was, so was Miss Jessel. Mrs. Grose appeared relieved when the reached the pool to see no one, but the governess deduced that Flora had used a boat to reach the other side, and then hidden it in a copse. Mrs. Grose did not believe that a child could do so, but the governess reminded her that Flora was at times not a child, but an old woman.

The governess and Mrs. Grose walked around the lake where they indeed found a boat. They then passed through a...

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