West Virginia's Appalachian Music and Literature: Ghosts

Discussing Zona Heaster Shue and Molly Vaunder


After you have studied both "The Greenbrier Ghost" (Zona Heaster Shue) and "Molly Vaunder," discuss the questions below with your teacher and classmates.

(HELPFUL HINTS: Think about how each died, what kind of ghost each is, and why their spirits are not at peace.)


See also:
AppLit's Activities for Teaching Appalachian Folktales

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