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    Carroll’s argument of art-horror qualifies Gilman’s story by causing a horrified feeling in the audience. Gilman creates this feeling through the story’s setting. In the story, “The Nature of Horror”, Carroll explains that the human experience of art-horror is reliant on two necessary conditions: disgust feeling, and monsters tied with the sense of being threatened. Carroll states, “We shall presume that this is an emotional state whole emotion we call art-horror” (Carroll 52). According to Carroll art-horror is like an emotion which needs to cause a horrified feeling in audience in response to the fictional monster. Similarly, Gilman makes the horrific style of the story very clear from the beginning. She makes her style obvious when gives…

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    Halloween Horror It was a dark, windy evening with a full moon on Lincoln Street. Many peoples ' houses were terrified. They decorate their house with orange pumpkins, dark skeleton, fake dead bodies and blood on the stairs, legs that was cut, and many creepy witches. The house very fabulous. As I walk down the street I saw Jimmy and Charlie. Jimmy was dressed as a clown. Charlie was dressed as a cat with some fake color blood. Jimmy and Charlie were staring at me. Hahahaha! They…

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    Joan Gries Eng. Comp. 1001 6/24/16 Gender discrimination in horror: Gender discrimination continues to be a problem, even in today’s society. Even though our values have produced some changes, film makers still seem to regularly allow sexism and prejudice behaviors in their films. Films are quiet the ultimate expressive experience thus far devised by man. Invoking such sensory euphoric experiences that combines visual, audial, and emotions that simply engage us so deeply that perhaps we…

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    Horror In Dracula

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    What is it that we want to feel when we go to watch a horror film? Of course, we all want to be terrified, or at least we are prepared to be frightened in some way. But what is it that terrifies us, or essentially, incites in us some sense of horror? Is it the presence of horrible creatures, or is it the presence of ghosts, or other types of supernatural creatures, that scares us? Of course, the supernatural is in all these things. Human beings normally fear the supernatural because things…

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    generation after generation. Since there are numerous genres of film, that means that there is a movie type for everyone. Each genre attracts different people because of their unique requirements to fit into the genre. One genre of film in horror. Horror films have, and will continue to be the most popular films out of all the other genres. Each new period of time brought new genres and restrictions on others. With times changing constantly and new problems in…

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    Horror Films

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    will I do this? • Like in any horror film your main point of the film HAS to be to make your audience feel the fear of the people in the film. During my research on horror films I looked up the definition of horror and I found this: The definition of “horror” is: 1) ‘an intense feeling or fear, shock or disgust. 2) A thing causing such a feeling. 3) Intense dismay. Informal or a bad or mischievous person, especially a child.’ These 3 points are crucial in a horror film in order for it to be…

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    Bria May Option 2: Horror Film Syllabus A horror movie can make us scream and even laugh. We have our opinions about certain movies, either we love them or we absolutely hate them. How did the genre horror develop into a distinct form of the filmmaking experience? What are the historical influences, formal pacts, and cultural expectations that define horror as a genre? The idea of this course is to learn and experience the supernatural horror film genre. A variety of films will be shown…

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    chick flicks, war stories, and many more. The horror genre of television films has to be the most unique of the genres. Many television watchers view horror films to be a negative genre because it plays on peoples fear. Like clowns, vampires, zombies, and home invasions. Most people would rather watch a positive film that can make them optimistic and not want to go to bed having nightmares and new fears. That’s why horror movies isn’t for everyone. The genre of horror started hundreds of years…

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    ideal emotion; yet, when it is entertainment based, many humans love the feeling of being frightened. Horror films serve one purpose: whether the film is based off of the supernatural, a masked murderer, or even just a serial killer, the emotions that come from frightening movies can be thrilling. The fear that comes along with frightening movies and scary stories is a fictional type of fear. When individuals watch these horrifying movies or read books that are classified as horror, they know…

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    Horror In Middle School

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    There are lots of arguments and points on if the horror genre is appropriate or inappropriate for the middle school age. Many people have different reasons on if students should be exposed to horror or not and I think they should not. I think so because being exposed to horror at a somewhat young age can have bad effects like aggression and violence, sleep disturbances, and even extreme things like symbolic catharsis. There could be lifelong effects involved with being exposed to horror which is…

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