Henry James does just that in his Turn of the Screw. Though never directly stating so, his main character suffers from sexual repression that.
Henry James's Turn of the Screw was written in a time when open sexuality was looked down upon. However, the subtext of the story is about the governess focusing on the children's innocence, and the governess trying to find her own sexual identity. Walton's essay is accurate.
Many critics discuss the link between sexuality and the novella, The Turn of the Screw by Henry James. One particular critic, Priscilla L. Walton, in her article.