(It would be kinda spooky to walk down this hallway at night, specially in the winter with the leafless trees out the windows.) dark and light - black and white - darkness and sunlight - hallway, windows - rustic home
In the story, the color black and white is represented in many different ways. This picture symbolizes white as knowledge. This can be related to the different impacts light and dark had and the very different connotations they hold.