The Demon Lover


Elizabeth Bowen

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The Letter

When Mrs. Drover returns to her family home in London, she finds an unstamped letter that is addressed to her on the hall table. The letter represents the past and the ominous power it holds…

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Throughout the story, houses represent the self, specifically the health of the human psyche. In the past tense of the story, Mrs. Drover’s family home appears as a place of sanctuary. She is eager to…

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