If you're not secure with the doors locked, hidden in the comforting warmth of your own home, where could you possibly ever be safe again?
A ghost is never just a ghost, because it always represents something more than itself. Here is some of the symbolism of hauntings in horror.
What makes a haunted house story a haunted house story. Ghosts or phantoms or spirits? Creaky floorboards and cold spots?
On the parallels between The Eagles' "Hotel California" and Daphne Du Maurier’s Rebecca.