"We hope she is alive,"said her mother,Shanta Ben, the dark circles around her eyes giving her a haunted expression.

Does it mean that the dark circles around her eyes made her look haunted?

  • If you have a new question, ask it. Do not edit questions to invalidate existing answers. – ColleenV Nov 17 '17 at 13:31

Yes, it does. Dark circles around the eyes are often a symptom of long-term stress, especially lack of sleep, so their presence is associated with being haunted, or constantly worried.

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  • So, "giving her a haunted expression", "giving her a jovial expression" refers to the subject? – Soumee Dec 1 '16 at 17:30
  • Yes, that's right. – Werrf Dec 1 '16 at 17:33

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