Research Topic Session
? Ask yourself the following questions as you attempt to define a cultural issue surrounding the monster.
The monster is Banshee.
• What does the monster do?
• Where and when does it appear (time and place)?
• If it kills people: why and how?
• If it scares people: why and how?
• How does the culture respond to it?
• How did the monster originate?
• What are the stories (films, games) in which it appears?
• Locate some specific stories/myth about the monster?
• Why they appear to announce death?
• Why is it important in Irish culture to mark/mourn death?
• What do they look like and why is that important?
• Why is the monster female?