What Are Ghosts?

What Are Ghosts? Are They Always Hoaxes? What are ghosts? Most people think that ghosts are simply spirits of dead people, and that may be partly true. Before I got interested in birds, I thought that all black birds were crows, now I know there are crows and jackdaws and rooks and ravens. Before I…

Dalston Hall

My Experiences At Dalston Hall Dalston Hall Ghosts: I wrote this before I started going and doing ghost tours at Dalston Hall. I did those for years afterwards and many strange things happened. But this piece dates from before all that: Dalston Hall dates back to Norman times. At night the towers are floodlit which…

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The Lottery by Shirley Jackson Analysis

“Be A Good Sport Tessie.” An Analysis of The Lottery by Shirley Jackson The Lottery by Shirley Jackson The Lottery Causes Outrage First published in 1948 in The New Yorker, The Lottery both caused outrage and brought fame to Shirley Jackson. The New Yorker got more letters about this story than any other story in its history. Justifiably so. The…