riassunto del libro "The canterville ghost" di Oscar Wilde (2 pagine formato doc)
Riassunto The canterville ghost - THE CANTERVILLE GHOST
This book talks about an American family. There were six people in the Otis family: Mr Hiram B. Otis, his wife Lucretia (beautiful and healthy), the oldest son Washington (tall, blond and good-looking), the twins and Virginia(15 years old, large blue eyes).
They thought America is much better than English, and they didn’t believe in Ghosts.
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Mr Hiram B. Otis was rich and very important. he decide to buy Canterville Chase from Lord Canterville, who said him that a Ghost lived there, he was the ancient owner: Sir Simon de Canterville, who had killed his wife Lady Eleonore de Canterville.
When the family arrived, Mrs Umney, the housekeeper, said them that the red stain on the library’s floor was the blood of Lady Eleonore. Washington cleaned it with a “Pinkerton’s champion cleaner”.
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That night, there was a terrible storm. Next morning the stain was there again. At eleven o’clock they all went to bed and the ghost decided to scare them, sometime later Mr Otis heard a strange noise in the corridor, there he met the ghost and said him that his chains were making a terrible noise and to put the Lubricator to stop them making a noise.
The ghost was very angry and surprised. He went to his secret room .
On Sunday night, the ghost appeared again because he wanted to frighten the family with a suit of armour but he was sad because it was too heavy for him.
For some days he was very ill.