So I'm doing some research into ghost stories on Shetland, particularly around Yell, for my Master's dissertation. I wanted to talk about the Windhouse. These are just some questions I'm asking to the general public right now. I've been to Shetland, and I love it there. I'm interested in the public and story teller point of view on Windhouse and some other things I'll ask in my questions. Naturally if you want to contact me, please do so! I'm always up for a conversation.
Question One: What is the story of Windhouse? Is it a Ghost Story, or a Fairy Story (Trowy)?
Question Two: Are ghost stories and fairy stories interwoven? Explain, if so?
Question Three: What are some ghost stories or fairy stories you like?
Question Four: What do you think of the role of ghost stories are in Shetland?
Question Five: What do you think the role of Fairy Stories are in Shetland?
Question Six: How do you identify with Shetland culture? Through Fairy Stories or Ghost Stories?
Question Seven: Do you think stories have a natural evolution through story tellers? Do they adapt to changing times?
Question Eight: Why is Yell more popular with Ghost Stories than the other Isles? Do you think this is true, or untrue?
Question Nine: What are the role of ghosts in Shetland?
Question Ten: Do you think story telling is important in Shetland?
Any other comments, questions, concerns, stories, are welcomed! I would like to thank you ahead of time for those who will answer the questions above. You're more than welcome to answer all or one or two. Any additional information is also welcomed.
Edited by Research Student, 12 June 2016 - 07:53 PM.