Essay on An Analysis of The Woman in Black by Susan Hill

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Career Pathways:

Currently studying Level 1 Sport and going to continue onto Levels 2&3 and then gradually move onto University.

Experience Requirements:

To be a coach or teacher, you will need a CRB check, also will need to have done a first aid course, experience in what you are doing.


Can ring around schools/clubs, browse the internet even ask for voluntary work for experience


Journals are rarely used in sport and it’s rare to see.


You could work for your tutor or maybe friends and relatives.

Making Plans:

Consider different jobs and pay, have something to aim for, know how you want to do things for.

Alice Shaw
Since The Woman in Black is more or less set in the middle of nowhere among bogs and fogs, it makes sense that a lot of the book is basically a how-to guide on being scared and alone. In the book, Arthur finds himself literally separated from the rest of society when he arrives at Eel Marsh House, which is cut off from the mainland when the tide rises. And then when he finally gets back to London and a semblance of normal life, he finds himself alone even with his new family—since he can never share with them the horrors of his youth. Do you think he's starting to feel some more sympathy with Jennet?

My spirits have for many years now been excessively affected by the ways of the weather, and I confess that, had it not been for the air of cheerfulness and bustle that prevailed in the rest of the house, I should have been quite cast down in gloom and lethargy, unable to enjoy the flavor of life as I should like and irritated by my own susceptibility. (1.4)

Arthur may be telling us a ghost story, and he may be telling us about a tragic event that changed his life, but that doesn't mean he's going to let go of his syntax and vocabulary. He's a man of many words, and the writing reflects his education and intelligence.

We're not saying it's not good. We're just saying that you should be prepared for pages and pages of paragraphs about the scenery.

Isolation is a key theme in The Woman in Black. Arthur Kipps is emotionally isolated from his family's happiness at the start of the novel, and is set apart from other men by his traumatic experiences. Later in the novel, he is physically isolated from civilization, as he passes through Gapemouth tunnel to…