Creepy Cryptids
Terminology
Did you do the reading?
100

This cryptid calls Point Pleasant, West Virginia its home. It is connected to the 1967 Silver Bridge collapse. 

What is Mothman?

100

A narrative that occurs in historic time and place, that is presented as true or believable, often with a supernatural element

What is a legend?

100

Jeannie Thomas argues that this part of the house has ghost stories that express anxiety over the body 

The bathroom

200

The term David Hufford uses to describe a being seen during sleep paralysis

What is the Old Hag?
200

A narrative that occurs in sacred time and place, that explains how the world was created and why things are the way they are 

A myth 

200

This man was the head of the Pentagon's AATIP program 

Who is Luis Elizondo

300

This famous cryptid was thought to be filmed in the infamous Patterson-Gimlin film

What is Bigfoot?

300

The acting out of a legend 

Ostension

300

Legends of ash burials are associated with this place

What is Disneyland's Haunted Mansion

400

Peruvian shamans report seeing these creatures in altered states of consciousness

What are snakes?

400
A word to describe betwixt and between
What is liminality?
400

The Corwin home is a popular haunt in this famous town

What is Salem, Massachussetts

500

A cryptid from creepypasta that inspired ostensive violence among teens in Wisconsin

Who is Slender Man?

500

The idea that a person's beliefs, values, and practices have to be understood based on that person's own culture

What is cultural relativism?

500

Elizabeth Tucker uses this term to describe ghost hunting with smart phones 

What is hypermodern ostension?

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