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    The Turn of the Screw: A Ghost Story?

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    Do you consider the "Turn of the Screw" to be a ghost story? How would you convince other readers that this is so?

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    Here are reasons to classify this piece as a ghost story:

    There are multiple interactions throughout the text between the living and the dead, and:

    a) these interactions on the whole are frightening for the living because they reveal the discomfort the dead feel in their afterlife. For example, ...

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