Halloween Themes

Someone could perhaps make a Venn diagram out of the annotated lists below, but for now it's just a list.  These are the stand-out themes that define Halloween for Americans.


Monsters

Universal Monsters
Generic monsters
Religious monsters (and themes)
Misc. Monsters

Primal fears

Creepy things
Fear
Death

Strangeness

Sci-fi themes
Magic
Anachronisms

Halloween rituals


Halloween

Note: I uncovered a lot of these themes by organizing Halloween-related songs into lists by subject.  The themes presented themselves in the process.  You can check out those lists from the main page.
   

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