The Haunting Of Hill House Essay

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The Haunting of Hill House

The Haunting of Hill House is a book about four people that all have backgrounds of experiencing supernatural events. Because of this, they were all chosen to explore the supernatural happenings occurring at Hill House. The house was originally built by a man named Hugh Crain. It had been a place of mysterious events and also the deaths of those who lived there. Dr. Montague, a supernatural investigator, then carefully selected three people with paranormal backgrounds, and invited them to explore the occurrences at the house. Luke, the future heir of the house, Theodora, a careless artist, and Eleanor Vance are invited to the house. Eleanor Vance is the main ...view middle of the document...

Eleanor was a person that changed greatly throughout the book in character. At the beginning of the story, Eleanor was a shy girl who still wanted to discover who she was. By the end of the book, Eleanor was very outgoing, assuming she really found out who she was and where she belonged. At the beginning of the book, Eleanor also had few or no friends. At the end of the book, Eleanor was glad because she felt that she had found those friends by coming to Hill House. Eleanor was similar in some ways at the end of the book to what she was like in the beginning. At the beginning of the book, she didn’t particularly like where she lived, having to care for her mother, and hardly getting to leave her house. At the end of the book, Eleanor still didn’t want to leave Hill House to go back to where she lived, because she felt that she had no restraints at Hill House, and was free do what she liked. She wanted to stay at Hill House even if supernatural events happened there, because it wasn’t like her old home.
Eleanor went through many changes at Hill House, including believing that Hill House was her home, and becoming a more outgoing person finding new friends. I believe Eleanor went through...

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