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  • Argumentative Essay About Halloween

    As stated in the same source, It is most popular in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Canada. Due to increased American cultural influence in recent years, imported through exposure to US television and other media, these activities has started to occur among children in many parts of Europe, parts of Saudi Arabia, and unsurprisingly, our westernized country, the Philippines. Of course, we at MCL aren’t going to let this fun tradition past. The school has taken Halloween up a notch this year, as the MCL employees and their respective offices spook everyone out with their levelled up Halloween decors in preparation for the annual Trick or Treat, and with Ms. Joannah Belle Valero’s Philippine Literature class (HUM014), propped a legitimate Halloween event for the whole MCL to experience. Part of the Aswang Ka Festival are students dressed as ghosts/aswang/manananggal that lurk on our hallways days even before the actual event, and everyone knows that it is that FIL class fun requisite. These FIL students play Halloween characters for a purpose, roaming around the campus with placards saying slogans significant to patronizing our own country, and our own language with the theme: Tanggol Wika. “We are supposed to tell everyone what we feel about the plan of our Government to take out the Filipino courses in every college curriculum…

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  • Why Do Halloween Should Be Allowed In School

    Although, some people can’t celebrate Halloween, I love to celebrate Halloween. Halloween is the only time you can dress up and go have fun and go trick-or-treating. On Halloween people give you candy, you can dress up, and have fun with your family. On Halloween you also get a lot of candy. I think Halloween should be celebrated. First, some people can’t celebrate Halloween. Sometimes kids don’t get to go out at night. If kids can’t go out at night to get candy they could get candy from…

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  • Skeleton Drive: A Short Story

    It was halloween night, and I was on my phone with nothing to do, but gloomily looked at the news . I could go trick or treating, but that’s for little kids, and have you heard the news about people putting things in the candy? I wanted nothing of that. Besides I don’t like candy that much. Then my best friend Maria was calling me on my phone. I picked up my phone and answered the call. “Hey have you been in the haunted house on Skeleton Drive, the ending was the best part” Maria said. I told…

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  • Halloween Party Pooper: A Short Story

    Halloween Party Pooper Is Halloween really worth spending hours upon hours getting ready and walking door to door just for candy? Well, by personal experience, going trick or treating is not worth the outcome by any means. -- I was ten minutes away from finishing my mime makeup before heading over to my friend, Emily, to go trick or treating. As I made the triangular shape around my eye with black eye makeup, my hand shook vigorously due to my nerves. I did not know why I was so nervous, but I…

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  • Research Paper On Halloween In Canada

    November first. During Samuin people dressed up to impersonate the evil spirits. The Celtics believed that the end of the year which is October 31st, the living and dead world would overlap. This resulted in the dead having access to roam earth again. So by people dressing up in costumes they were trying to trick the spirits into believing that they themselves are spirits too. Spirits were also thought to visit their last residence in search of hospitality, so people left food and drinks on…

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  • Compare And Contrast Halloween And Day Of The Dead

    Halloween and Day of the Dead are thought to be similar because they’re around the same time of year, but when you look closer, the two holidays are very different. The Day of the Dead celebrates dead relatives while Halloween celebrates the end of summer. The first difference is that the Day of the Dead celebrates dead relatives; anyone who celebrates Day of the Dead sets up a shrine for their dead relative (or relatives) so that their spirit can find it’s way back to their family.…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Loss Of Candy

    A Loss of Candy Last Halloween night, in my neighborhood, I was trick-or-treating. As it was a little after six o'clock, the sun was just setting; it cast a beautiful shade of purple across the sky. All kinds of skeletons, goblins, and other monsters had started to roam about. I had had a specific plan for how I wanted to trick-or-treat. Everything was going smoothly; I was stocking up on candy. I was about to go into the outskirts of my neighborhood and I had almost filled my bag already. That…

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  • All Saints Day Research Paper

    treats. When do you think about it, trick or treating is kind of a weird thing. Where did it come from though? I was looking through the web and discovered that the practice began with the Celtic tradition of celebrating the end of the year by dressing up as evil spirits. The Celts believed that, as we moved from one year to the next, the dead and the living would overlap, and demons would roam the earth again. So dressing up as demons was a defense mechanism. If you encountered a real demon…

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  • History Of Halloween Essay

    Halloween was not always what it is in the world today. It originated from the Pagan religion, and it is now a holiday where kids dress up and go trick-or-treating. The past and the present are quite different in how people celebrate this holiday and what it means to them. This holiday was once strictly a religious holiday for the Celts, however in today’s world it has drastically changed the meaning of the holiday and made it into a holiday where it consists of making money, dressing up and…

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  • Antlers In The Halloween Party

    Today Halloween is the second most commercialized and profitable holidays in today’s world, where trick or treating, costumes, and decorations all are apart of some of the favorite things we like to think about with Halloween. Although in Rick Bass’s short story Antlers, the story starts with the town’s annual Halloween party, where the traditions they have are a little less traditional. In the story the party itself holds a very symbolic meaning and has many underlying tones throughout the…

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