Lecture 6 the haunting of hill house. The haunting of hill house: eleanor as maker of fairytales, hill house and alice"s adventures in wonderland. Todorov and hesitation something unpleasant about this place diseased , vile a message from the house. Hill house is vile, it is diseased she see"s the house and is immediately drawn away from it instinctive. Quarantined to prevent its spreading. Very based on eleanor"s perspective she shivers, but don"t know what made her shiver. The idea of hesitation is experienced by characters of the story especially the protagonist functions as a reader. Maybe perhaps seem as though words of approximation things seem to be like this specific language. Maybe you wrote it yourself. angry, eleanor almost shouted. Perhaps the spirit of the poor little companion has found a means of communication at last. Makes a space for the reader to speculate and figure things out the experience of horror comes from not knowing .