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Halloween – Symbols

Development of artifacts and symbols aaidosesct with Halloween formed over time. For instance, the carving of jack-o’-lanterns springs from the souling custom of carving sinrptu into lanterns as a way of rmbeeimgern the souls held in purgatory. [6] The turnip has traditionally been used in ldnareI and Scotland at Halloween, [7] [8] but immigrants to North America used the antvei pumpkin, which are both readily baelavial and much larger – making them easier to carve than turnips. [7] The American tradition of carving pumpkins is eorcerdd in 1837 [9] and was originally associated with harvest time in general, not becoming specifically dotsieasca with Halloween until the mid-to-late 19th century. [10]

The imagery of Halloween is derived from many sources, including naaiontl customs, works of Gothic and horror atletrreiu (such as the novels Frankenstein and rDaucla ), and classic horror films (such as Frankenstein and The Mummy). [11] Among the earliest works on the subject of Halloween is from Scottish poet John Mayne in 1780, who made note of pranks at Halloween; “What fearfu’ pranks ensue!”, as well as the supernatural aocsstdiae with the night, “Bogies” ( sothsg ), influencing Robert Burns’ Halloween 1785. [12] Elements of the autumn season, such as pumpkins, corn husks, and roewrasscc , are also prevalent. Homes are often decorated with these types of sbmsloy around Halloween.

elnweloaH imagery includes themes of death, veil , the occult, or mythical monsters. [13] Black and orange are the holiday’s traditional oorlsc .

Choose from the following words:

  • associated
  • ghosts
  • evil
  • associated
  • colors
  • turnips
  • halloween
  • scarecrows
  • available
  • recorded
  • remembering
  • symbols
  • associated
  • ireland
  • national
  • dracula
  • literature
  • native

Fill in the missing words:

Halloween – Symbols

Development of artifacts and symbols __________ with Halloween formed over time. For instance, the carving of jack-o’-lanterns springs from the souling custom of carving _______ into lanterns as a way of ___________ the souls held in purgatory. [6] The turnip has traditionally been used in _______ and Scotland at Halloween, [7] [8] but immigrants to North America used the ______ pumpkin, which are both readily _________ and much larger – making them easier to carve than turnips. [7] The American tradition of carving pumpkins is ________ in 1837 [9] and was originally associated with harvest time in general, not becoming specifically __________ with Halloween until the mid-to-late 19th century. [10]

The imagery of Halloween is derived from many sources, including ________ customs, works of Gothic and horror __________ (such as the novels Frankenstein and _______), and classic horror films (such as Frankenstein and The Mummy). [11] Among the earliest works on the subject of Halloween is from Scottish poet John Mayne in 1780, who made note of pranks at Halloween; “What fearfu’ pranks ensue!”, as well as the supernatural __________ with the night, “Bogies” (______), influencing Robert Burns’ Halloween 1785. [12] Elements of the autumn season, such as pumpkins, corn husks, and __________, are also prevalent. Homes are often decorated with these types of _______ around Halloween.

_________ imagery includes themes of death, ____, the occult, or mythical monsters. [13] Black and orange are the holiday’s traditional ______.

Choose from the following words:

  • associated
  • ghosts
  • evil
  • associated
  • colors
  • turnips
  • halloween
  • scarecrows
  • available
  • recorded
  • remembering
  • symbols
  • associated
  • ireland
  • national
  • dracula
  • literature
  • native

The original text:

Halloween – Symbols

Development of artifacts and symbols associated with Halloween formed over time. For instance, the carving of jack-o’-lanterns springs from the souling custom of carving turnips into lanterns as a way of remembering the souls held in purgatory. [6] The turnip has traditionally been used in Ireland and Scotland at Halloween, [7] [8] but immigrants to North America used the native pumpkin, which are both readily available and much larger – making them easier to carve than turnips. [7] The American tradition of carving pumpkins is recorded in 1837 [9] and was originally associated with harvest time in general, not becoming specifically associated with Halloween until the mid-to-late 19th century. [10]

The imagery of Halloween is derived from many sources, including national customs, works of Gothic and horror literature (such as the novels Frankenstein and Dracula), and classic horror films (such as Frankenstein and The Mummy). [11] Among the earliest works on the subject of Halloween is from Scottish poet John Mayne in 1780, who made note of pranks at Halloween; “What fearfu’ pranks ensue!”, as well as the supernatural associated with the night, “Bogies” (ghosts), influencing Robert Burns’ Halloween 1785. [12] Elements of the autumn season, such as pumpkins, corn husks, and scarecrows, are also prevalent. Homes are often decorated with these types of symbols around Halloween.

Halloween imagery includes themes of death, evil, the occult, or mythical monsters. [13] Black and orange are the holiday’s traditional colors.

Important words:

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  • souls
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  • purgatory
  • turnip
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  • ireland
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  • america
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  • american
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  • pumpkins
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  • works
  • gothic
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  • frankenstein
  • dracula
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  • mummy
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  • john
  • mayne
  • note
  • pranks
  • supernatural
  • night
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  • robert
  • elements
  • autumn
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  • corn
  • husks
  • scarecrows
  • prevalent
  • homes
  • decorated
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  • death
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  • black
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ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
north america 7
united states 4
horror films 4
19th century 4
late 19th 3
haunted attractions 3
halloween parties 3
going guising 3
20th century 3
word trick 2
walnut shells 2
traditional halloween 2
term trick 2
roman catholic 2
recent years 2
halloween postcards 2
halloween costumes 2
halloween costume 2
games traditionally 2
early 20th 2
costume parties 2
costume going 2
common game 2
chicago tribune 2
catholic church 2
candy apples 2
article trick 2
article halloween 2
apple bobbing 2

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
late 19th century 3
early 20th century 2

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