The Ghost Of Bloody Mary

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aranormal activity has been a cause of fear and excitement throughout history. The unknown attracts the curiosity from those who wonder whether the supernatural is real or a figment of the imagination. Ghosts are one of the supernatural beings whose existence is questioned every day. Many want to deny the existence of ghosts because they are terrified of other phantoms who may exist and ignore the evidence that has been brought forth throughout the years. However, ghosts are supernatural pheromones whose existence still impacts today’s society. The origin of ghost encounters has been dated back to the early times in history. According to the History Channel, “in the first century A.D. Pliny, the Younger recorded one of the first ghost…show more content…
According to Hannah Bailey, the writer of the magazine New Moon, “many scary stories have historical roots” (29). The story of Bloody Mary has several different origins. Several assume the ghost Bloody Mary is the ghost of the tyrant blood thirsty sister of Elizabeth the First. Others believe Bloody Mary is the ghost of Mary Worth, who supposedly kidnapped slaves who were on the run and performed cruel rituals on them. Legend says she was burned to death by the other villagers. Whether or not the ghost of bloody Mary is the ghost of Mary Worth or the tyrant Mary, their history cause people to create the story and game of Bloody Mary which is still told in…show more content…
Several declared they have seen a ghost manifest themselves in front of them. An article written by Lauren Honeycutt interviewed several college campuses in Alabama who have rankings on the electromagnetic meter. While visiting Willingham Hall, she interviewed one of the English instructors, Stephen Melvin, who said that he “saw the reflection of [the ghost] completely translucent from head to toe” (1). People will assume the apparition is part of the instructor’s imagination, but another professor also witnessed the same ghost appear in the Willingham Hall before. While two people may think alike, they do not have same inventiveness. Celebrities such as Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, and Emma Stone also had an experience with different ghosts. Their experiences happened at different times in their lives, but the result of their ghost encounters changed each of their beliefs in ghost. Although witnessing a ghost encounter and retelling the story will lead to a few people believing ghost, others want substantial evidence before considering changing their
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