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The Ghosts of Christmas Present
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The Warehouse on the Canal in Canal Fulton is the home of Ohio's Edgar Allan Poe Theater and is considered the Center for Ohio's Paranormal, Supernatural and the Macabre. The Poe theater, the only one of its kind in the state, works with experts on ...
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The Warehouse on the Canal in Canal Fulton is the home of Ohio's Edgar Allan Poe Theater and is considered the Center for Ohio's Paranormal, Supernatural and the Macabre. The Poe theater, the only one of its kind in the state, works with experts on vampires and more, and its “Paranormal Journeys” draw people from all over. Warehouse owner Ken Roberts fills you in. Ken has worked with researchers and a major university on the paranormal and its affect on creativity.
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The Ghosts of Christmas Present

 

We have been talking about how ghosts have been a part of our culture for a long time even though it may have never occurred to you. Think back to the cartoons that you used to watch and you will see that there were a lot of ghosts portrayed such as Casper where no one seemed to care or make a big deal about it.



In this same way, no one thinks of the devil or being anti-Bible by having ghosts as being the theme of a popular Christmas story that is repeated year after year and one that is recommended and passed down to one’s own children.



There is a saying, “When you change the way you look at something, the things that you look at change”.

 

Enjoy how Dickens described the ghosts

 

 

The Ghost of Christmas Present was the second of the three spirits in order for Scrooge to prompt him to repent. According to Dickens' novel, the Ghost of Christmas Present appears to Scrooge as "a jolly giant"with dark brown curls. He wears a fur-lined green robe and on his head a holly wreath set with shining icicles. He carries a large torch, made to resemble a cornucopia and appears accompanied by a great feast. He states that he has had "more than eighteen hundred" brothers (1,842 to be exact, the story being set on Christmas Eve 1843, the year of its publication) and later reveals the ability to change his size to fit into any space. He also bears a scabbard with no sword in it, a representation of peace on Earth and good will toward men.

 

This does not sound like your typical ghost description





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