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The Canterville Ghost
Transcript of The Canterville Ghost
Mr. Hiram B. Otis, an American Minister bought
Canterville Chase from Lord Canterville.
Canterville Chase is a Haunted House
Mr. Otis didn't believe in superstitions.
Mrs. Otis a.k.a Miss Lucretia R. Tappan
Was a celebrated New York Belle.
A handsome, middle-aged woman, with fine eyes and superb profile.
Unique among other American ladies.
Mrs . Umney , The housekeeper lead the family to the library .
Mrs . Otis notices a dull red stain on the floor , which is actually blood .
Mrs. umney tells the story behind it to the family .
Wahington Otis Doesn't Believe The tale .
Mrs. Umney was extremely upset, and she sternly warned Mr. Otis to beware of some trouble coming to the house .
A little girl of 15, lithe and lovely as a fawn with a fine freedom in her large blue eyes.
She was a wonderful
(Tall and Athletic Women).
A talented Horse Rider.
qUALIFIED HIMSELF FOR AMERICAN DIPLOMACY BY LEADING THE GERMAN AT THE NEWPORT CASINOFOR THREE SUCCESSIVE SEASONS
wAS A WELL KNOWN DANCER EVEN IN lONDON
gARDENIAS AND PEERAGE WERE HIS ONLY WEAKNESS.
OTHERWISE HE IS EXTREMELY SENSIBLE
They were usually called
'the Star and Stripes'
because They always got swished
They were delightful boys
They were the only true republicans of the family
Except for the worthy Minister.
tHE AUTHOR OF THIS BOOK IS OSCAR WILDE
tHE canterville ghost
tHE BOOK WAS PUBLISHED ON February 1887 appearing in the magazine The Court and Society Review
tHEMES THAT THE BOOK COVERS INCLUDE
American vs. British society.
rEDEMPTION THROUGH THE POWER OF LOVE
The story of the Canterville Ghost takes place in an old English country house, Canterville Chase, which has all the accoutrements of a traditional haunted house. Descriptions of the wainscoting, the library panelled in black oak, and the armour in the hallway characterize the Gothic setting. Wilde mixes the macabre with comedy, juxtaposing devices from traditional English ghost stories such as creaking floorboards, clanking chains, and ancient prophecies with symbols of contemporary American consumerism.
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