The Functions of Ghost Stories
A ghost story is a piece of dramatical fiction that joins the supernatural or the belief in the supernatural with reality. The idea of ghosts i.e., the supernatural, refers to a being that is unexplainable in scientific doctrine. There are those who live their lives...
Short stories started to gain popularity after the industrial revolution; as printing became more widespread it was much easier to get a short story published in a newspaper or magazine. The advantage of a short story over a novel is that it manages to hold the readers attention, as the short story...
Three Ghost Stories
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Three Ghost Stories
‘Halloa! Below the...
The time shows 12 midnight i am walking alone after attending my tuition class and sudddenly i heard someone calling my name and I turned towards the voice,my heartbeat became more fast I jst thought who is calling me no 1 is around.I walked straightly to the main road because there w...
Experiencing about Ghost
Have you ever wondered about ghost phenomenon that truly exists as a rumor? I am in high school and I hear a lot of ghost stories by my friends: white ladies, a haunted house, devil spirit, ect. However good the stories are, I never believe that ghosts are real. But I reall...
WORDS YOU SHOULD SOUND SMART
EVERY SOPHISTICATED PERSON SHOU LD BE ABLE TO U SE
1,200 ESSENTIAL WORDS
ROBERT W. BLY
Dedication Acknowledgments Introduction About The Author
For Peter Archer, a saint among men
The ghost story is a long standing tradition in many cultures dating back thousands of years. Still to this day, people gather around camp fires or in dark rooms with flash lights and try to tell the scariest and creepiest ghost stories just for the thrill of the fright. However, sometimes we may...
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...
Mysteries behind Apparitions
Human beings are blessed with a pair of eyes to see the world around, and enjoy the most beautiful sceneries in the planet where people live in, and to take pictures of its amazing beauty. But what if something appeared in those photos, something unusual, someth...
250 SAT words
About this book
This book is a collection of exercises designed to help learners master Sparknotes' selection of the 250 most difficult SAT words (http://www.sparknotes.com). All the sentences used in the practice questions are adapted from The Free Library (http://www.t...
INSPIRING STORIES FROM GANDHIJI'S LIFE.
The night was very dark and Mohan was frightened. He had always been afraid of ghosts. Whenever he was alone in the dark, he was afraid that a ghost lurking in some dark corner would suddenly spring on him. And ton...
As summer goes and winter comes
I went for a walk on Alki Beach yesterday. It was cold and windy and the beach empty. Just the cold wind and the ocean were my accompanists.
On the beach were the remains of fire pits with their charred and soggy remains of firewood: telling stories of warm summe...
âIt is bad when one thing becomes two. One should not look for anything else in the Way of the Samurai. It is the same for anything that is called a Way. If one understands things in this manner, he should be able to hear about all ways and be more and more in accord with his own.â...
R.L. Stine: The Barking Ghost (Goosebumps #32)
For the zillionth time that night, I threw the covers off my legs and bolted up from the bed.
I definitely heard something that time.
And it wasn't the wind, either. I'm always hearing things. But no matter what I hear, Mom says, "It's jus...
"And what are these, Jim?" asked Edward, opening a marked gold box and examining its inside oddly.
"Seeds of some unknown Egyptian plant," replied Jack, as he looked down at the three red grains lying in the bandaged wrapped hand show to him.
"Where did you get them?" asked the girl.
"That is a w...
Short Stories – QWERTYUIOP
Lucy Beck, the main character of this story, is an average girl whose mother is a good and kind-hearted woman. Her Uncle Bert, an alcoholic, lives with them.
Upon graduation from the Belmont Secretarial College, she is offered a job as a secretary at the Ross and Ban...
College Ghost Lore
If one were to take the beltway to I-270 north, about an hour north of Washington, DC one would arrive at a town called Emmitsburg, Maryland. Is the town haunted? I collected several stories from a senior in college who is from Emmitsburg. This senior is a white female. The st...
Magic beyond words.
When my brother and I read the first page of Harry Potter and the Philosopher`s Stone by J.K Rowling, we felt like the first time we learnt to bake our mother`s walnut cake. Sieving two cups of flour, breaking two eggs and adding one cup of sugar, two spoons of butter, O...
The poem ‘First Love’ is about experiencing young love for the very first time. Firstly, Clare uses many forms of figurative language such as metaphors, personifications and hyperboles to show the negative impacts of love throughout the poem. Phrases such as his “face turned pale...
Sketches of the Metropolis: Pub-Crawling with George augustus Sala in Household Words
University of Kent and University of Sydney
eviewing John Timbs’s Curiosities of London (1855) in an essay of that title in Household Words on 23 June...