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    and the attraction to the known, even though the effect of watching them is a series of goose bumps and cold chills down their backs and major negative effects on the brain. I. What causes people to watch horror movies? A. People watch horror movies to fulfill a need for excitement. B. People tend...
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  • Effects of Horror movies in the society
    Donqua Williams Effects of Horror movies in the society If you were to take a survey of how many people like to watch horror movies, I’m pretty sure most people wouldn’t choose horror films. According to Sparks, watching horrifying films will cause physical reactions such as sweaty...
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  • Why do we like scary movies?
    Why Do We Watch Scary Movies? When reading To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, one aspect of the early story really bothered me. Why do Jem and Scout, even though they are deathly scared of the Radley house dare each other to mess with the house? Evidently, the two children are fascinated by the fear...
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  • Why We Crave Horror Movies by Stephen King - Analysis
    We Crave Horror Movies Thesis: Stephen King never clearly states the thesis of this essay however there is enough information provided that we can infer one. We need to keep our inner lyncher at bay by feeding ourselves with small portions of demonic, bloody, violence, found in horror movies. King writes...
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  • Horrifyingly Entertaining
    Draft 14 July 2013 Horrifyingly Entertaining Horror movies have always been a part of popular culture from early monster movies like Dracula and Frankenstein to the more modern serial killer thrillers like Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer. Horror enthusiasts flock to theaters worldwide for...
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  • HORROR MOVIES EFFECT
    The Effects of Horror Movies on Children By Timothy Sexton, eHow Contributor The implicit, and often explicit, intention of horror movies is to scare people. The fright engendered by horror movies can have residual psychological effects for years. Two studies, "Tales from the Screen: Enduring Fright...
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  • Horror Films
    Horror films: Fear Psychology I remember there were so many times my mother called for me, she used to make me sit and watch horror movies with her, just because she was so scared. One of them is called, a horror movie named I Know What You Did Last Summer was on TV, my mother asked me to watch...
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  • Folkloric Motifs in Filipino Horror Movies
    ABSTRACT This study “Folklore in Movies: Folkloric Motifs in Selected Filipino Horror Movies”, sought to find out if there are folkloric elements present in the Filipino horror movies “Feng Shui”, “Pa-Siyam”, and “Sigaw” and how these elements are utilized. This study is purely a qualitative...
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    6 Health Benefits of Watching Horror Movies THE MANY BENEFITS OF WATCHING SCARY MOVIES PROVE THE GENRE CAN HAVE A POSITIVE EFFECT. There are people who do not want to watch scary movies. Aside from the fact that they can soil their pants; they don’t want to get scared, period. They just don’t get...
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    minds of their audience through movies, games, television series etc really exist? This are the very few questions that we audience have but till this very day the answers to this questions that we seek have not been discovered yet . Horror movies are defined as movies that are usually designed to frighten...
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    Conventions of horror To scare people by basing the fil m on something that would normally cause death This would be the case as people would be normally scared of dying. This would lead to , horror films to make people scared, terrified or even try and make people have nightmares after watching specific...
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    The horror Frenzy A young boy runs fast through the dark forest, always peeking through his shoulders. He is running too fast, but apparently, the restless murderer following him keeps approaching closer and closer. Suddenly, his foot gets...
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    I dislike watching horror movies because they are negative towards people and you have to deal with it mentally. When I was seven, I had a bad experience with a scary movie. My friends forced me to watch Halloween with them on a cold fall night in October. The disturbing image of Mike Myers killing...
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  • Culture in Horror Films
    Culture in Horror Films Final Paper The Atomic Bomb, Mutations, and Aliens in Horror Films Horror films prey upon the mass’s deepest darkest and most vulnerable fears. Horror films can be broken down into an array of subgenres that prey upon different fears of society. From 1945 onward an explosion...
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  • Horror Movies
    Courtney Behrens College Composition I Mrs. Hogg 22 November 2011 Movies are a great way to pass the time. They can cause numerous emotions ranging from happiness to fear. The hard part is deciding what type of movie you want to watch. Some days all you want to do is sit back and watch...
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  • classification essay
    2013 What Makes Movies Great? Movies have been around since humans discovered film cameras. They began as silent films which are movies without speech and a few subtitles. These films then integrated sound and became extremely popular within modern society. In modern times, movies are categorized by...
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    afford going to the cinema on a monthly or even weekly basis. Therefore, it is reasonable for more and more movies made every year. According to Theatrical Market Statistic in 2011, the number of movies released in 2011 has increased to 610 compared to 475 in 2002. This also means that audiences have more...
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  • Why We Crave Horror Movies, by Stephen King
    Horror movies do excite something in a lot of people. Some people may wonder why in the world would watching some crazy guy go around and kill a bunch of innocent people be exciting? Stephen King said,” I think we all mentally ill.” I think the reason for this is that watching horror movies is a way...
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  • horror
    interesting word to you all which is ”horror”. Most of the time we just simply say that “horror thing”, “horror movie”, “horror place”, but are we really know what is the meaning of horror, or define horror in a better way? In fact, horror can be defined as anything which causes intense feeling of shock, fear...
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  • Horror Movies
    Horror Movies Cause and Effect By: Trounia Reid October 18, 2011 “Nightmare on Elm Street” was the first horror movie that I saw as a kid. Freddy Kruger was the one that I could not stop watching. He was my favorite character. He had me hungry for more horror films. The reason I liked him...
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