The Night the Ghost Got in. James Thurber, 1933 (1894-1961) . General Questions. How many times have you read this story? Retell the story in order of times. What is your impression of the story? Where had the ghost gone? What do you think of the characters?
James Thurber, 1933
Author BiographyPlot SummaryCharactersThemesStyleHistorical ContextCritical OverviewCriticismSourcesFurther Reading
US humorist and cartoonist
Thurber’s, Bodwells, Police
Absurdity, Defiance, etc.
folktale (horror), persona, etc.
Great Depression, Domestic Comedy
Great humor writer, best work
My Life and Hard Times
Preview two texts each weak；
Don’t refer to the notes aside in the first reading.
Don’t look up the new words before class.