For your first writing prompt, think about the idea of the uncanny and how it re
For your first writing prompt, think about the idea of the uncanny and how it relates to horror. Using Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House, discuss how the uncanny works in the novel. You may choose a scene, a setting, a character, or some other aspect to discuss the uncanny. Consider how the uncanny nature of the work contributes to its horror. You may address themes such as the role of gender in the uncanny, the role of ghosts and hauntings, the imagination, or any of the ideas Freud addresses in his essay. This prompt response should be 4-5 pages in length with a 12-point font and double spacing. Use Sigmund Frued's Uncanny And Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House

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