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Question 1: ________ contains ghost stories.
Japanese literatureJapanThe Tale of GenjiTokyo

Question 2: Authors include ________, Arthur Gray, A.N.L.
M. R. JamesH. P. LovecraftBBCNigel Kneale

Question 3: Authors include Henry James, Oliver Onions, Walter De La Mare, ________, L.P. Hartley, Vernon Lee, Violet Hunt, and Robert Aickman.
Sinclair LewisYale UniversityEdith WhartonF. Scott Fitzgerald

Question 4: Jack Sullivan's ________ book Elegant Nightmares: The English Ghost Story from Le Fanu to Blackwood presented several sub-classifications of English-language ghost stories:[1]

Question 5: The Arabian Nights contains a number of ghost stories, often involving jinns, ghouls and ________.

Question 6: While ghost stories are often explicitly meant to be scary, they have been written to serve all sorts of purposes, from comedy to ________.
HorestesAutos sacramentalesDeath (personification)Morality play

Question 7: Other medieval ________ such as the Encyclopedia of the Brethren of Purity also contain ghost stories.
Islamic Golden AgeArabic literaturePersian literatureMawlid

Question 8: Sheridan Le Fanu's Green Tea is an example from his collection In a Glass Darkly, which also includes the vampire story ________.
CarmillaGothic fictionDraculaLesbian vampire

Question 9: In "Some Remarks on Ghost Stories"[2] (________), M. R. James identifies five key features of the English ghost story, as summarized by Prof.

Question 10: A ghost story may be any piece of fiction, or ________, or an account of an experience, that includes a ghost, or simply takes as a premise the possibility of ghosts or characters' belief in them.


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