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For many years especially during the late 1800s curious minds havequestioned the validity of the paranormal if it exists or not The Turnof the Screw justifies this but that ghosts only exist within us Thisnovella has proved in various ways that a childs innocence can becorrupted and destroyed that the paranormal may only seem like anillusion while its truly evil and that ghosts can reveal the hiddenevil behind certain situations The governesses sighting of the ghostscauses her to become obsessed and reveal that the paranormal haunts usfrom within This is exceptionally true when she discovers the manorschildren are being possessed by malevolent spiritsThese children later become influenced by the ghosts inhibitionsturning them into violent and malicious people When they are questionedabout seeing the ghosts they simply lie then later devise a plan toescape the governess learning about their secret The ghost Peter Quintthat possesses the eldest child Miles controls his actions and actsflirtatious towards the governess which then she finally realizes theghosts are inside the childrens minds An author writes about thesedetails The awful imagination of evil this fair boy and girlposses the oldness of the heart and soul in each young body theterrible precocity which enables them to deceive their pastors andmasters The author who wrote this quote is proving how thechildren Flora and Miles are being controlled by the ghosts in Blymanor and are slowly losing their innocence by being exposed to evilAfter the governess discovers this she finds Flora sick and writes inher diary It was like fighting with a demon for human soul and whenI had so appraised it I saw how the human soulhad a perfect dew ofsweat on a lovely childlike forehead Here she discovers how these twoyoung children are struggling to fight these demons that are slowlydestroying their sanity These demons disguise themselves as harmlessapparitions but are more deadly than they seemSoon the ghosts at this manor become a physical force that theresidents have to fight When Flora
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