The patrol boat responds, we will be back. Caroline discovers that Violet is unable to pass a line of brick dust laid across one of the house's doorways, confirming her suspicions. The point-of-view of a character in a story is the relationship between the narrator and the story being told. She will be caring for Ben Devereaux John Hurt , who seems to have suffered some kind of stroke. However, the incident drives Le Gleo insane, and Itchoua dies from an infection.
The men soon discover that the ship has no crew because the hordes of rats have overwelmed them. Most of the rats get back on the lighthouse. One night Caroline finds that Ben has somehow climbed out onto the roof outside his bedroom window, and he falls a short distance to the ground. Caroline tells Luke about her suspicions towards Violet, but he remains skeptical. Luke suddenly appears behind her and strangles her until she is unconscious. Sometimes rats will even eat their babies to survive.
Violet drags herself into the attic just as Caroline finishes the circle. Caroline finds out a little about magic from her friend and former roommate, Jill Joy Bryant. He and his crew acted quick, by putting a sheet of tin in the opening. Violet revealed to be Mama Cecile, who had been occupying Violet's body through the Conjure wakes up in Caroline's body, and force-feeds Caroline now in Violet's body a potion that induces a stroke-like paralytic state as what was done to Ben. And in the end, it took away everything: my money, my fame, my wives, my children, and my self-respect.
She concocts a plan to drug Violet and spirit Ben away from the mansion, but Violet catches on. Then we tried identifying them, naming them. The three men barely manage to survive fending off the rats, who manage to break into the tower. The climax is when you can see the problem being solved. I am going to bed! The boats then leaves and comes back with a surprise. The ship crashes unto the rocks of Three Skeleton Key while the hordes of rats fill up the island to the brim, trapping the lighthouse keepers in their. The aging lady of the house, Violet Devereaux, needs help looking after her husband Benjamin, who was mostly paralyzed by an apparent.
Foreshadowing; Because the unattended and abandoned vessel was zigzagging towards the lighthouse in a reckless manner and crashed into jagged reefs, the wretched and sickly rats all dived for shelter into the water, surviving until they came closer and closer. Taking advice from her friend Jill, Caroline accesses a hidden hoodoo shop in a nearby laundromat, where a hoodoo woman gives her tools and instructions to cure Ben. They were in the building and ready to eat! Every last rat has now. Itchoua sees a ship and alarmed them. Dancing skeletons, trying to grasp them with there cold hands, just haunting them while they are trying to make time past the fastest. After looking into the glass, Ben reacts in horror, and Caroline feels that Ben believes in Violet's superstitions.
The three lighthouse attendants are headkeeper, Itchoua the eldest of the men , Le Gleo, and the narrator whose name is never given. Figurative language is language that uses words or expressions with a different meaning that is different from the literal interpretation. The rock the lighthouse stands on is dubbed 'Three Skeleton Key', named after a tragedy when three escaped convicts became ship-wrecked on the rock and eventually died of hunger and thirst- the only thing left of them were a heap of bones cleaned off by scavenging birds. An , overrun by thousands of ferocious rats, makes landfall. Caroline confronts Violet, who reveals that the room used to belong to two servants who were employed at the house 90 years before.
Jill mentions that Hoodoo only holds power over those who believe in it; if you do not believe, its spells can't harm you. That boat then starts to wash the rats down with the hose to get them off. Either the light gleams a quarter-hour after sun-down, or no one is left alive to light it. Three Skeleton Key is about these three men who work in a lighthouse there names were Le Gleo, the narrator, and Ichoua. Conflict;The basic conflict of Three Skeleton Key is that that a horde of mutated rats escape from a sinked ship vessel and they swarm a nearby lighthouse and torture three men who are working there, feeding off of anything edible and desperate to claw out the barriers that are in the way from attacking.
A lawyer named Luke Peter Saarsgard fields the phone call from Caroline, and he sets up an interview with the family. Unable to leave the house yet because of Luke, and trapped on the second floor by Violet, Caroline runs into the attic. Caroline interrupts her before she is able to draw a magic circle around herself, and Violet passes out. Point-Of-View; Three Skeleton is written in first-person narrative point of view. Using a schematic that she snatched away from Violet, Caroline draws a magic circle around herself, using sulfur, chalk, blood and hair.