The Bye Bye Man - Section 3: The Imaginary Ghost to the End Summary & Analysis

Robert Damon Schneck
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The "Philip Effect" is one plausible explanation for the events surrounding the Bye-Bye Man, however many elements of that story contrast with the story of the Bye Bye Man. Philip as a ghost created by a research team in Toronto to investigate whether séance phenomena could be created "in full light" (163). Philip fell in love with a gypsy while out riding, and the resulting affair caused her to be accused of witchcraft and burnt at the stake. Philip himself committed suicide out of a sense of remorse and agony. Notably, the story was mix of fact and fiction, and in séances, the ghost could only answer questions based on the material that had been created and agreed upon by the research team. He was the product of a deliberate approach that was intended to be consistent...

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