Halloween - What Do Writers Say About Halloween (Ghosts, Beasties, & Beyond)
What do people say about Halloween? Or those ghostly beasties that haunt the night? Here are a few quotes from famous writers. These excerpts are perfect for Halloween (and any old time you're looking for a good scare or terror)... Oh, the horrors!
How to Make Literature a Part of Your Halloween Celebrations
Here are some ideas that should help you to make literature a part of your upcoming Halloween celebrations.
Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe
Read the works of Edgar Allan Poe.
Romanticism & the Supernatural
Not only does Ligeia's unusual beauty represents a reoccurring theme throughout the story, but the text portrays Poe's method of rejecting the "ordinary," a common theme in past literature, while still promoting the ideas of Romanticism.
Read the full text for Washington Irving's "The Spector Bridegroom."