English Writing Course: Essay Assignment on the novel- The haunting of the hill house by Shirley Jackson.
Question: Explain how the library symbolically represents a return to the womb for Eleanor, and how her desire is, ultimately, to go back to a state of non-existence. (In context to the novel)
Info: Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House is a psychological thriller. It’s a haunted house story that is less about the hauntings which occur in the house, and more about the hauntings which occur in Eleanor’s mind. The novel documents her descent into madness. Jackson’s depiction of Eleanor’s madness aren’t simply spooky; instead, Jackson’s novel reveals to us ideas about human identity, behaviour, and longings that may, perhaps, be present in us all, but which likely are latent desires within us. so, Keep the essay connected to the novel context and character in about 1100 words in MLA format. use correct grammar.