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1 Halloween

2 The origins of Halloween Halloween is celebrated annually. The origins, comes from a corruption of All Hallows Eve. The 1st of November, is a Catolic day, because is All Saints Day, in honor of the deceased. But, in 5th century in Celtic Ireland, summer officially ended on 31th October. This day, was called Samhain and this day, was starting the Centic New Year.

3 Symbols used in Halloween In Halloween many people decorate their homes with symbols of Halloween. The most important is the pumpkin, the Trick or Treat and witches. Other symbols are owl, toad, vampires, cats, masks, crescent and star,crystal balls,bobbing for apples and fires.

4 Important legends: the jack-o'- lantern a famous Irish drunkard named Jack, Jack was able to fool the devil offering his soul in exchange for one last drink. Jack cheating and told him not to let him go until he promised not to ask or his soul in 10 years. The devil had no choice but to grant his desire

5 Important legends: the jack-o'-lantern

6 Jack died a few years later, but could not enter heaven, but when I tried to go into hell, the devil had to send it back, he could not take his soul (he promised). Where do I go now? Asked Jack, and the devil said to him, you came back. The way back was dark and terrible wind would not let him see anything. The Devil tossed Jack a burning coal directly from hell, to be guided in the darkness, and Jack put it in a gourd he carried with him, that did not go out in the wind.

7 Traditional songs and food in Halloween DEAD FINGERS With a rolling pin, flatten a slice (bark) of bread. Grease it with cream cheese and roll up. Click one end stuck in the end an almond or olive with the same cheese, and "wet" the other end into ketchup.

8 Traditional songs Misfits-Halloween (lyrics) 1985 Marilyn Manson - This is Halloween

9 the lady in white: one night a taxi driver to his route when he saw a woman dressed in white floating 10cm of soil, the man then look in the mirror to see if she was there but had completely disappeared and suddenlyheard breathing on the back of the car and there she was, this woman. He lost against the car and she smiled. He did not die after the accident but didn´t return to work. Ghost stories: urban legends?

10 Bibliography os-de-muertos.htm urbanas/la-dama-de-blanco.htm

11 The origins of Halloween-Antonio. Symbols used in Halloween-Carolina lópez. Traditional songs and food in Halloween- Rebeca. Tmportant legends: the jack-o'-lantern.Mari carmen. Ghost stories: urban legends?-Leticia.


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