Ghost Essays

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turnitin.com 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.”

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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 fact to Mr. Otis when they came to discuss terms. ‘We have not cared to live in the place ourselves,’ said Lord Canterville, ‘since my…

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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 owners of Canterville Chase. An American minister and his family live at the castle. These people especially the father, Mr. Otis, do not believe in…

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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 suggestions about “ghosts” as figments of human imagination that have no scientific basis or proof. This essay explores the question: whether ghosts really exist? The…

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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. The haunted places in Wisconsin are worth learning about. Do you know what the closet haunted places to you are? The closet haunted places are…

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