Gillian Bennett's Alas Poor Ghost PDF

By Gillian Bennett

ISBN-10: 058517525X

ISBN-13: 9780585175256

ISBN-10: 0874212774

ISBN-13: 9780874212778

"Bennett interviewed girls in Manchester, England, asking them approximately ghosts and different supernatural reports and ideology. (Her dialogue of the way her learn tools and interview thoughts developed is in itself valuable.) She first released the result of the examine within the well-received Traditions of trust: girls and the Supernatural, which has been used across the world in folklore, women's reviews, and different classes. "Alas, terrible Ghost!" completely revises and expands that paintings. as well as a fuller presentation and research of the unique box examine, the writer has up-to-date the textual content to include newer reports and assisted via Kate Bennett, a gerontological psychologist, analyzed new learn with a bunch of ladies in Leicester, England. This final addition makes a speciality of the function of bereavement and witnessing involved with the dead."--BOOK JACKET.

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Page 15 For example, terms like "supernatural" had to be abandoned altogether; for my informants, it was not the neutral nor factual term it is for meits connotations were wholly evil and taboo. As long as I said I was doing research on "the supernatural," I had only negative reactions, ranging from denial to hostility and even real fear. As soon as I took to speaking in vague fashion about "the mysterious side of life," people relented; they began to show decided interest and were eager to talk.

Thora) I'm a day-to-day person, and if it comes, it comes. But I mean, if somebody says to me they thought something was going to happen, I would be so worried, so ill. I'm better not knowing. (Dolly) There was a time when I got really hooked, until I realized the state I'd got into with it and I just had to try and stop myself reading it [daily horoscope]. I was looking for the bad things to happen. (Marjorie) Significantly, too, many skeptics are inclined to feel that, though they disbelieve (and need to disbelieve), they could be persuadable, given the right conditions: I think I'm skeptical really.

Thora) I'm a day-to-day person, and if it comes, it comes. But I mean, if somebody says to me they thought something was going to happen, I would be so worried, so ill. I'm better not knowing. (Dolly) There was a time when I got really hooked, until I realized the state I'd got into with it and I just had to try and stop myself reading it [daily horoscope]. I was looking for the bad things to happen. (Marjorie) Significantly, too, many skeptics are inclined to feel that, though they disbelieve (and need to disbelieve), they could be persuadable, given the right conditions: I think I'm skeptical really.

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