The Resource Are you afraid of the dark? : why people tell scary stories

Are you afraid of the dark? : why people tell scary stories

Label
Are you afraid of the dark? : why people tell scary stories, 2003
Title
Are you afraid of the dark?
Title remainder
why people tell scary stories
Inclusive dates
2003
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores reasons why groups of people gather to tell scary stories. Explains that each scary story includes some kind of other-worldly being such as a ghost, and natural occurrences. Mentions that these stories must also contain some element of credibility. Identifies some reasons for telling scary stories as entertainment, to warn against certain behaviors, and emotional catharsis. Discusses how fear influences people to change their behavior or habits
Biography type
contains biographical information
Biographical or historical data
Anderson grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho. She attended Brigham Young University.
Cataloging source
UPB
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Are you afraid of the dark? : why people tell scary stories
Instantiates
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 1
  • (43
Governing access note
Privacy restricted;
Immediate source of acquisition
Jill Terry Rudy.
Jurisdiction note
permission to use item must be obtained from the Folklore Archivist
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
Created by Jennie Anderson while she was enrolled in Jill Terry Rudy's English 391 class during Winter Semester 2003.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370146582
Type of unit
  • item
  • pages)
Label
Are you afraid of the dark? : why people tell scary stories
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 1
  • (43
Governing access note
Privacy restricted;
Immediate source of acquisition
Jill Terry Rudy.
Jurisdiction note
permission to use item must be obtained from the Folklore Archivist
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
Created by Jennie Anderson while she was enrolled in Jill Terry Rudy's English 391 class during Winter Semester 2003.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370146582
Type of unit
  • item
  • pages)

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