A brief look at humans reveals more than the eye can elicit. For starters, King defines the natural state, a refined trait of humans, insanity, to be something that we have come to quarter in our spiritual abode. Even more so, he goes to on state “if we are all insane, then sanity becomes a matter of degree”. The ramifications to what degree sanity is defined by is its ability to abide by society; a social norm, of which watching horror movies suffices.
King digs into this concept, that being our innate desire to watch horror films, are intended to supplant stress with relief; of course, there is a morbid boundary. As a result, the twisted nature that we indulge in, the sick suppressed emotion, it …show more content…
Assumptions about youth can are found in the writing, dictating "horror movies... have always been the special province of the young" to which it finds relevance as one of these vices. As we all know, movies are created with the intent to entertain, and make money, but in doing so, they leave an impression or draw emotion from an audience that is bound to reflect a deeper consciousness.
What horror movies are supposed to evoke is the dark emotion that fixes itself to our minds. King's assumptions on horror movies are that it "has a dirty job to do." which is that it "deliberately appeals to all that is worst in us." Of course, we will never forget our real intentions of going to see them in the first place. Instead of using the movies as a form of relief, our subconscious finds an intrinsically good reason to go out and see these films, to exercise the darkness in us.
When King presents his subject, his focus is on making sure his audience clearly understands what he is talking about, further evidence on the matter supports the subject, as well as casual inferences, suggesting to the reader that there is some form of emotion we need to study. Finally, King takes his writing to a conclusion that has real world connections, asking a "so what?" question at the very end to assure the reader is thinking about the …show more content…
Due to the perspective of his statement "Because it keeps them from getting out, man. It keeps them down there and me up here." the reader can understand the dire state of the matter, that we are living with a monster inside of us and how important it is that we keep it tamed.
King's experience as an author has accredited him the paperwork necessary to his writing; we can validate that his opinions are firm to the style of horror. In his reading, readers can come to find that his ideas are plausible in regards to the enjoyment people get from watching films, to relax. Although he is an experienced author, readers may believe what he is saying as an honest opinion, but the ramifications to these implications being true are not. Due to the lack of evidence presented, it is likely that readers will come to feel a lack of trust in that there are "alligators" inside of us in a literal