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...Amityville house hauntings. The press in general covered the story and the movies extensively. Meanwhile, the movies that sprouted from the accounts, including “The Amityville Horror” and “The Exorcist”, likewise diverge radically from the muted treatment of ghosts in American culture, and go ahead and portray ghosts in a sensational, realist manner, with no ambiguity whatsoever as to their reality and their ability to wreak havoc on the world of the living, There is a function of movie depictions of ghosts, as discussed in the literature, that seem to transcend the traditional function of ghosts in more conservative American cultural artifacts, such as more dated literature, as well... The Undead...