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    The folklore of Appalachia and Kentucky is something that cannot be refuted. In these mountains many stories and superstitions grow. These stories are passed down and recorded. What remains a mystery is whether these stories are rooted in fact or fiction. Ghost stories range in topic from people, places, houses, and more and the superstitions include ghosts and how people live their lives and beyond. Humans as a group are always intrigued by that which they cannot explain with the roots of folklore and ghost stories going farther back than can be traced. What causes this fascination? Are these stories true? These are questions that are asked whenever a ghost story is told, a haunted house visited, or a scary movie watched. In Appalachia and…

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    Henry James’s The Turn of the Screw is a compact, vivid, soul-stirring, suspense and exciting ghost story. Thousands of people have thousands interpretations about it. After this novel coming out, readers try to understand the complexity of the story from various aspects. The story of The Turn of the Screw is a frame story which begin in a night on Christmas Eve. A group of people sit round the fire to share some ghost stories. The story of children encountering ghost catches attention of…

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    believe that camps should not prohibit ghost stories, instead, isolate the group of kids who wish to participate in the ghost stories and place them in a distance where those who choose not to hear will not. Christopher Thurber mentions in article No ghost stories at camp? “Nobody comes to summer camp to have nightmares.” Indeed, Thurber made a valid point because the main focus for the camp is for young adults to be involved with the summer activities, not to dread the night recalling the…

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    Scrooge had a friend he had business with and his name was Marley. Marley and Scrooge were partners for who knows how many years. Marley died and the story said “Marley was dead, to begin with. The is no doubt whatever about that.”. Scrooge knew he was dead, but he really wasn't upset about it, but Scrooge was a great business man. The story said “The firm was known as Scrooge and Marley. Sometimes people new to the business called Scrooge Scrooge, and sometimes Marley, but he answered to both…

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    Themes In Ghost Stories, By Alex Vernon

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    primarily about ghosts. The audience for this article is probably military buffs or anyone with an interest in ghost stories. In fact the opening few lines of the article basically establishes a false thesis. Vernon describes a spooky event that occurred to a classmate while attending the prestigious school. He writes, “…on the third floor of Pershing Barracks, a classmate standing at the window in his daily academic uniform. Beside Eric at the window stood a figure Bruce couldn’t…

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    How does King Hamlet's Ghost affect the story Hamlet? In the story Hamlet by William Shakespeare, the story is completely centered around the characters and their interactions between each-other. The main protagonist is Hamlet, who lives with his mother and Claudius, his step-father/uncle, who is the current king of Denmark. The moment which could be described as the most crucial moment in the story, Hamlet's late father, King Hamlet's Ghost spoke to him and told him he was actually murdered…

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    upernatural Experiences In, "Army Apparitions," Alan Moore informs his audience about ghost stories that are related to the military. In the text, "Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories," Ambrose Bierce tells his audience of paranormal activity that has happened in all of the ghost stories. Some of the stories are related to the spirits of the dead, and the other ghost stories are related to the disappearances of the living souls. The implied message in the, "Army Apparitions," text…

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    Name: Maya Tinney and Anna Polk Date: 11-15 Pd. 7 “Ghost of the Lagoon” Extra Scene Common Task: Write an additional or alternative scene for a text Directions: After reading the short story, “Ghost of the Lagoon,” you and a partner will create an extra scene. It can be an additional scene that adds a new character to the story OR it can be an existing scene from a different perspective. STEP 1: CHOOSE THE TYPE OF SCENE NEW CHARACTER/ENDING NEW PERSPECTIVE -Choose a place in the story…

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    The Ghost Story Analysis

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    footsteps. He creeps into his room and sits by the fireplace, contemplating the past, until he is rushed to bed by more haunting racket. Eventually, the narrator finally goes to bed and falls asleep, only to then be woken up by the continuous frights. The narrator tries to convince himself it is a dream, but after tugging with his covers and hearing the creaks of footsteps, he saw the imprint of a giant. At that moment, the speaker is terrorized by creepy incidents of opening doors, closing…

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    Tegan's Ghost Stories

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    We pass by so many people every day. We see a man in a suit with hair gelled back buying flowers and assume they're for his wife. But they're actually for his dying mother. We come in contact with clerks at the grocery store, telemarketers asking for money, a woman rushing past you in the airport, but you have no clue who they are, what they do. They all have their own stories, their own lives, and we only get a 5-second glance into those stories. Take into consideration that there are 86,400…

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