Notes

“On Haunted Childhoods, 80s Poltergeists, and the Rage of Female Adolescence”

At Crime Reads, Emily Arsenault writes about poltergeist experiences, Tina Resch and Marcia Goodin. “For any poltergeist case, the first question is always: What was the actual cause? Ghost or supernatural force? An adolescent’s emotional turbulence? A fake? As I spent more time with these cases, however, I became less interested in the cause than the experience of the people involved. The afflicted person became sympathetic and fascinating whether or not they were faking it.”

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