Ghost Essay Examples

Ghost Town

A graveyard at midnight was always going to be scary. I just hadn’t expected it to be quite so scary. Shadows scuttled behind crooked grave-stones. Street lights glowered like white unblinking eyes through the fog. Cold, clammy fingers stroked the back of my neck. It’s just the wind, I told myself. Don’t go shrieking like… View Article

Haunted Wisconsin

All houses are haunted; all persons are haunted; throngs of spirits follow us everywhere, we are never alone. Every county has they own haunted places some more known than others. I will take you on an adventure though Wisconsin’s past and present gulls and goblins that will sure give you a new look on Wisconsin…. View Article

Hamlet Quotations Act 1

Hamlet Quotations Act 1 INSTRUCTIONS: Foreachquote: (a)Identifythespeaker,towhomitisaddressed,andthesituation, (b)Explain(indetail)thesignificanceofthequoteintermsofallthatapply:themes,characterrevelation,plot development,dramaticdevices(irony,foreshadowing…),poeticdevices(simile,metaphor,alliteration…),etc. (c)Uploadto EXAMPLE: “Thisbodessomestrangeeruptiontoourstate.” (a)​HoratioisspeakingtoMarcellus;HoratioisreferringtotheghostofHamletSr.thattheyhavejustwitnessed. (b)​HoratiobelievesthattheghostisappearingbecausefoulplaywasinvolvedwithHamletSr.’sdeath.Heisnotpositive aboutit,butheknowsthatsomething“strange”ishappening.Thiseventputstheactionoftheplayinmotion(plot development).Also,thecommentforeshadowstheimpendingdoomthatDenmarkmaybefacing. 1. “Alittlemorethankin,andlessthankind.” 2. “Weprayyouthrowtoearththisunprevailingwoe,andthinkofusasafather…” 3. “Othatthistootoosulliedfleshwouldmelt…” 4. “Frailty,thynameiswoman…Omostwickedspeed!Topostwithsuchdexteritytoincestuoussheets!” “Donotassomeungraciouspastorsdo,showmethesteepandthornywaytoheaven,whilelikeapuff’d andrecklesslibertinehimselftheprimrosepathofdalliancetreads…” 6. “Thisaboveall:tothineownselfbetrue…” 7. “Whenthebloodburns,howprodigalthesoullendsthetonguevows.” 8. “Thedramofevildothallthenoblesubstanceoftendouttohisownscandal.” 9. “SomethingisrotteninthestateofDenmark.” 10.“Revengehisfoulandmostunnaturalmurder.” 11.“Hastemetoknow’t,thatIwithwingsasswiftasmeditationorthethoughtsoflovemaysweeptomyrevenge.” 12.“Theserpentthatdidstingyourfather’slifenowwearshiscrown.”…”Omypropheticsoul!Myuncle!” 13.“Omostperniciouswoman!Ovillain,villain,smilingdamnedvillain!…Thatonemaysmile,andsmile,andbea villain.” 14.“Therearemorethingsinheavenandearth,…Thanaredreamtofinyourphilosophy.” 15.“Thetimeisoutofjoint.Ocursedspite,thatIwasborntosetitright.”

Types of paranormal beliefs and why people believe in it

There is always a part of us who believes in something that is outside the field of science even though it has been proven scientifically by some to be untrue. This is because nobody has ever given any conclusive evidence that paranormal beliefs such as ghost and aliens exists. While many sightings have been reported… View Article

The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde is a hilarious and playful look at the spirit world. It takes place in an 1800 British Castle, known as Canterville Chase. Residents in the area think a ghost haunts the castle. The story has an unexpected ending as Mr. Simon’s ghost eventually befriends Virginia, the daughter of the… View Article

Do ghost exist?

Whether or not ghosts actually exist is a question that has been debated in almost every culture and region around the world since times immemorial. Those who believe in ghosts point to countless instances of unexplained phenomena in which strange sightings and paranormal happenings have taken place. The skeptics on the other hand dismiss such… View Article

Canterville Ghost Chapter 1 Summary

When Mr. Hiram B. Otis, the American Minister, bought Canterville Chase, every one told him he was doing a very foolish thing, as there was no doubt at all that the place was haunted. Indeed, Lord Canterville himself, who was a man of the most punctilious honour, had felt it his duty to mention the… View Article

Scary places

Over the course of my life, I have encountered many eerie locations that have given me the chills. Despite all those fearful situations, only three places have ever successfully handicapped my lungs from providing oxygen to my heart. I could not begin to predict the events that would occur when I decided to visit a… View Article