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    "Similarly, her horror at Flora during the first apparition of Miss Jessel at the lake is precisely due to Flora's refusal to acknowledge the ghost; Flora keeps her knowledge of its presence - which the governess is convinced she in fact possesses - a secret, unarticulated and unspoken, rather than exposing it to the light of rationality and the social world through words" (Henry James, The Turn of the Screw).

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    The governess believes that Flora knows the ghost of Miss Jessel exists, and it horrifies the governess that Flora refuses to acknowledge the ghost in words that the ...

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    This solution explains a quote from The Turn of the Screw, by Henry James.