Youth by Henry James and The Turn of the Screw by Joseph Conrad- Vanderbilt

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Two Youths, Two Tones Youth is the most important time in a person's life. What happens during that time shapes what you will be like for the rest of your life. This small fraction of time serves as the core of what the rest of life is based around and is, for many, the best part life. In Youth by Henry James and The Turn of the Screw by Joseph Conrad, there are two main …

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…of the story is simply not reliable. The fact that nothing is concrete in "The Turn of the Screw" makes it even more uncomfortable to read. Henry James uses fear of the unknown to charge up this novella by using the governess as the narrator. Many commonly associate youth with rebellion. That is what makes these two novels different. The ages and attitudes of the two main characters are the foundation for these two novellas.