Emily , Wilfred , Wilfred Jr. Taint of mutant, scum of pond, thou shall become the guise thou donned! Well, are ya gonna talk about it or are you gonna do it? It's All Hallows' Eve usually and the kids are trick-or-treating and everything is normal, but something magical is afoot, and turns people into whatever costume they are wearing. If you're dressed up as a werewolf, for example, you'll become an actual werewolf. You'd be surprised just how often this happens in fiction.
Becoming the Costume
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A traditional, European-style Santa suit The wearing of costumes is an important part of holidays developed from religious festivals such as Mardi Gras in the lead up to Easter , and Halloween related to All Hallow's Eve. Mardi Gras costumes usually take the form of jesters and other fantasy characters; Halloween costumes traditionally take the form of supernatural creatures such as ghosts , vampires , pop-culture icons and angels. Christmas costumes typically portray characters such as Santa Claus developed from Saint Nicholas. Easter costumes are associated with the Easter Bunny or other animal costumes. In Judaism , a common practice is to dress up on Purim. During this holiday, Jews celebrate the change of their destiny.
The wearing of costumes at Halloween may come from the belief that supernatural beings, or the souls of the dead, roamed the earth at this time. The practice may have originated in a Celtic festival, held on 31 October—1 November, to mark the beginning of winter. The festival is believed to have pre-Christian roots.
Here are 18 of the most memorable depictions of the Moor. Today it remains as popular as ever, and its central themes of racism, love, jealousy and betrayal are as relevant to life now as they were back then. Some argue that he is black, others that he is Arab. Despite this, up until recently he has been performed by white actors in blackface.