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EVENT ONE Elinor dies.

EVENT TWO Herbert marries Alice.

PERSON ‘A’ DIES

Alice stands in the passage aware that a ghost is present.

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PERSON ‘B’ DIES

PERSON ‘A’ APPEARS TO PERSON ‘B’

Interrupted by the carol singers.

EVENT THREE Elinor begins appearing to Alice.

EVENT FOUR This is when the story takes place, Christmas Eve, when the ghost of Elinor seems to kill Alice in the snow.

The actual story is focused only on EVENT FOUR, it tells us nothing of Elinor’s death or Herbert and Alice’s marriage and early relationship. We are also left in the dark regarding exactly when Elinor has started appearing to Alice.

Herbert & Alice argue.

Standing in the room with the ghost.

Dinner with Herbert, he ends their marriage.

Alice senses Elinor & runs out into the snow.

Alice dies!

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