Ghost Folklore at Ripon College by Rebekha Crockett

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Title

Ghost Folklore at Ripon College by Rebekha Crockett

Subject

Anthropology

Description

Ghost folklore has existed in most cultures throughout history. While many would consider the days of ghouls and superstitions to be long gone, it seems that ghost stories are thriving. In fact, ghost stories are of great importance to contemporary culture. This case study of a small, purportedly haunted, Midwestern college, provides insight into the phenomenon of American college campus folklore. Using various anthropological theories, this study explores the prevalence of belief in ghosts, various ghost stories and, more importantly, what these stories reflect about campus culture.

Creator

Rebekha Crockett

Source

Senior Showcase Oral Presentation

Publisher

Ripon College

Date

April 18, 2017

Rights

The author reserves all rights.

Identifier

Major: Anthropology
Minor: Spanish
Peoria, Illinois

Files

Crockett Final Draft.pdf

Citation

Rebekha Crockett, “Ghost Folklore at Ripon College by Rebekha Crockett,” Senior Showcase Digital Collection, accessed April 26, 2018, http://rcseniorshowcase.omeka.net/items/show/63.

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