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Cultural SignificancePlay
Ghosts are common in folklore. Knowing cultural references helps understand usage and emotions involved. SlideGhost tales often intensify around Halloween.
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Ghosts are often depicted transparent or white, which can evoke feelings of fear or mystery. SlideGhosts drifted through the film's haunted mansion.
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Metaphorical UsePlay
The term ghost can be used metaphorically for someone who isn't literally dead but is absent or unnoticed. SlideHe became a ghost in his own home, ignored by all.