Without Feathers - Examining Psychic Phenomena Summary & Analysis

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Examining Psychic Phenomena Summary

In the introduction, an unknown first person speaker asserts a belief in, if not understanding of, the unseen world. The man to answer questions of the afterlife, the speaker insists, is one Dr. Osgood Mulford Twelge, author of a soon to be released book entitled, simply enough, Boo! What follows, the narrator explains, is a sampling of Dr. Twelge's more celebrated cases involving the supernatural.

The first such story is that of Mr. J.C. Dubbs, who, in March of 1882, saw the ghost of a brother who had died fourteen years previously. The ghost reportedly urged his brother not to worry, explaining that—although a ghost—he was just in town for the weekend, and warned his still-living sibling that a dark blue suit and argyle socks were a bad idea. Dr. Twelge marks the event as...

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