The Beast in the Jungle

“So, while they grew older together, she did watch with him, and so she let this association give shape and colour to her own existence.

Henry James, “The Beast in the Jungle,” in Major Stories and Essays (New York: Library of America, 1999). 460

As in the details in the beginning of the story, this sentence give the same feel about her life that the reader felt about the house that was described, as he now completes her life.

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