Поиск

Полнотекстовый поиск:
Где искать:
везде
только в названии
только в тексте
Выводить:
описание
слова в тексте
только заголовок

Рекомендуем ознакомиться

Остальные работы->Реферат
In 1995, at the Roslin Institute, near Edinburgh, Scotland, the birth of two lambs heralded what many scientists believe to be a period of revolutiona...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
ound town until he found a job Max was very thankful and gratitude towards Harris grew Harris gave Max a chance to live like a human being and he was ...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
?So oft they fell / Into the same illusion, not as man / Whom they triumphed once lapsed / Thus were they plagued? (Milton, Book X, 570-72) Leaving th...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
Paradise Lost OutlineThesis: In Paradise Lost, Milton creates a Hell that is easily imagined through his use of concrete images, powerful diction, and...полностью>>

Главная > Реферат >Остальные работы

Сохрани ссылку в одной из сетей:

A Critique of Stephen King?s ?Why We Crave Horror Movies?

Elliot Potter

In Stephen King?s essay ?Why We Crave Horror Movies? he suggested that

we are all mentally ill, demonstrated by those who talk to themselves on

occasion, make grimacing faces or have hysterical fears of snakes, the dark,

or tight places. King also stated that he believed that a horror movie

appealed to all that is worst in us, allowing us to experience morbidity,

basic instincts and fantasies in the darkness of the theater. We all know

someone who talks to himself on occasion or someone who fears something. We

all know someone who loves horror films.

I agree with Stephen King?s statement that we are all mentally ill,

because mental health or mental illness is conditional to whether our

actions interfere with daily task and are acceptable responses to demands

and opportunities. We are all capable of crossing the line between

acceptable and unacceptable actions that determine being classified as sane

or insane. Horror movies allow us to view and emotionally experience the

consequences of insane actions.

I agree that horror movies appeal to all that is worse in us. Horror

movies allow us to experience extreme emotional excitement through

unacceptable actions acted out in the films. People crave the thrill they

receive from experiencing extreme nervousness, disgust, panic and fear.

Horror films cause these sudden, temporary emotions and reactions, but will

not interfere with our daily lives once we leave the theater.

Packed theaters showing horror films and best selling horror novels are

proof that people crave the thrill derived from viewing or imagining insane

actions and their consequences.

_____________________________________________________


Загрузить файл

Похожие страницы:

  1. Домашняя работа по английскому языку за 9 класс

    Закон >> Иностранный язык
    ... tale science fiction novel thriller horror 3) Дайте свое собственное ... and look modern. That's why we ask several students to make ... Makes skin unhealthy Makes hair smell Makes clothes smell ... сделайте друг другу компли­менты. Your hair looks soft and shiny. ...
  2. Идол 90-х Курт Кобейн

    Реферат >> Исторические личности
    ... открыть свой салон "Maria's Hair Design". "Я увлекся музыкой- ... июня, после концерта в белфастском Kings Hall, Курт Кобэйн попал в ... UNSANE и Стефана Сарджента (Stefan Sargent) из SEVEN YEAR BITCH ... Paper Cuts(4'06) / Negative Creep(2'55)/Scoff(4'10)/Swap Meet ...
  3. The Need For Tougher Laws Against

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    ... prevent(Breo,56). The kings of these media ploys ... is manipulating them, why do they still keep ... we stop the future generations of America from smoking? Here ... had been done to curb the promotion of this ... 27 Oct. 1996. Roberts, Steven. Teens on tobacco; kids smoke ...
  4. Pronunciation and Spelling in English

    Реферат >> Иностранный язык
    ... ? Why do you cry? Why, Willy, why, Willy? Why, Willy, why? ... vowels: Error, terror, horror, chirrup, barrack, mirror; Ballot ... the sport of kings. He who ... Zhuhai, photograph, shepherd, Stephen, Clapham, nephew, cheap, ... think on balance we agree – we prefer the ...
  5. Narcolepsy Essay Research Paper Miranda was walking

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    ... time and not knowing why. Likewise, they ... they heard someone creep into another room ... the market yet we cannot know ... on narcolepsy at Kings College Hospital. The ... for a full eight-hour work period, and ... 1998. Electric Library.Smith, Stephen, and Edwards, Bob. ...

Хочу больше похожих работ...

Generated in 0.0012400150299072