Tag Archives: Ghost Possession


Possessed by a Spirit of a Dead Person?

Background  The interviewer and the informant, LT, are the same age and have been best friends for the past ten years.  Context Several years ago, when she was on holiday with a couple friends, one of them started acting as if she was possessed by something out of this world.  Transcript  “Me and my friends… Continue Reading »

Ghosts Affecting Crying Babies

Context: The informant and I are sitting in the USC Gould Law Cafe around 3:00 pm. She is a Chinese American student at the University of Southern California who was born and raised in Shanghai until she came to America for high school in Maryland. She is describing Chinese beliefs about crying children and how there… Continue Reading »