Woman In Black Isolation

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During the novel “The Woman in Black” Hill constructs and creates an eerie sense of isolation and exclusion. Through the use of the first person narrative by Arthur Kipps we are guided through his major life events revolving around Crythin Grifford and the Woman in Black, these events cause feelings of isolation and seclusion within Kipps which are also mirrored through use of setting and the antagonist: the Woman in Black. Arguably, it could be said that this isolation is the cause of oppression in society and their inability to accept people who refuse to conform, however it could also be due to Kipps’ belief that he is superior over everyone else. Or perhaps it is a mixture of both reasons so that Hill can comment on the possible dangers

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