The Haunting of Cassie Palmer Essay & Project Ideas

Vivien Alcock
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1. Alcock allows her readers to wonder about the actuality of events that occur in The Haunting of Cassie Palmer. Compare the events that you would categorize as psychic phenomena with those that seem to be simply coincidental occurrences or illusions.

2. The author once worked as a commercial artist in London. How does she create mental pictures for her readers, helping them visualize characters and events?

3. Mrs. Palmer recognizes that she often is "foolish and ambitious." How do these characteristics affect her role as mother?

4. Deverill wonders why it is a mere child that has raised him from his grave.

Was it important that Cassie be his link with the twentieth century? Why?

5. Some people find Cassie's eventual loss of powers disappointing. Do you agree? Why or why not?

6. Although there are many cultural similarities between England and the U.S...

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