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ERIC Number: EJ231895
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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Ghost Stories: Exploiting the Convention.
Armstrong, Judith
Children's Literature in Education, v11 n3 p117-23 Fall 1980
Distinguishes between ghost stories and spook stories, arguing that the motivation of the writer of spook stories is to frighten the reader, while the writer of ghost stories is making a serious attempt to find expression for various kinds of psychological experience. (HOD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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