Shirley Jackson was writing in the Modernist Period when the study of psychology was finding eminence. And a remarkable significance is attributed to the realm of the unconscious, in shaping and controlling a person’s life.
Time is no more linear; in the narrative, manifested in a brilliant form in “The Haunting of the Hill House.” The past slides into the present, and present slides stealthily into the future, merges and breaks away from efficiently.
The TV adaptation subverts in remarked proportions from the classic novel. However, both have a flawless trajectory and can be examined in its on the form.
The Haunting of the Hill House Season 2: Storylines
What is brilliant about the Netflix adaptation is that, in visuals, as much as there are supernatural appearances, ghostly apparitions, and recurrent figures that induce horror. There is a parallel space, very well structured, for the terror that our characters face: the psychological disturbance, and the omnipresent tension in their lives.
After you’ve begun watching it, by the fifth episode, the horror reaches its acme, with the exposed identify of the Bent-Neck Lady,
You are forced to confront your definition of a “supernatural” or rather “ghost.”
You have to understand that the supernatural means anything that does not fit into the subscribed. It will bracket perimeters of the “natural.” It does not necessarily have to be evil or sinister or harmful, but because we are not used to experiencing it within our usual territories of senses. It eventually turns out to be “abject,” and we are horrified when seen externally in a physical form.
The fifth episode almost looks like an anticlimactic act of terror turning to horror. As we witness the face of none but Nellie hanging from a noose, who realizes that the demon she had been both chasings, and escaping from, since her tender age of six, was nobody else, but herself.
Thus, numerous questions are projected: like
Are We The Demons Ourselves?
Henceforth, the story takes a gradual decline as a long sigh of exhalation, as things start falling into place. The individual monologues of the siblings are documented. Finally, with the father’s death, and his reconciliation with the mother, and the youngest sister, end the story on a peaceful note. Not precisely, because they will, in all possibility. it may be forever haunted by the house that has its own cynical and brilliant mind. Plus, its own agenda that makes it sufficient. And I believe it would not be absolutely necessary to follow it up with a sequel.
The Haunting of the Hill House Season 2: Release Date
It is a famous horror series of Netflix. People are waiting for the new season happily. Due to COVID-19, it may delay, but now the shooting is almost near to complete. Therefore, you will have it on the screen in October 2020.