Stephen King Why Do We Crave Horror Movies Analysis

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Spooky things exist to feed off people’s emotions. People normally view these spooky things using a set rules or scale to judge these type of monsters. This is how people are aware of the situations that they are in. In order to escape this situation, people must think about it to themselves. Due to these situations, people of our community watch horror movies in order to simulate the idea of spooky things for the future. In the articles of “Why Do We Crave Horror Movies” by Stephen King and “My Zombie, Myself: Why Modern Life Feels Rather Undead by Chuck Klosterman, both author argues have similar ideas to why the human being crave horror movies because of the emotions we get from them. In the articles of “Why Do We Crave Horror Movies” by King and “My Zombie, Myself: Why Modern Life Feels Rather Undead by Klosterman, both argue that horror in life is in need to bring the sense of humanity. Both King and Klosterman agree that horror is there to test people’s fear and their emotions. King’s idea of people craving horror…show more content…
In the article “Why Do We Crave Horror Movies” King shows the idea of why humans crave to watch horror movies. To watch horror movies, people show to others that they have no fear of these things. King’s argument is that the horror films is a way for people to get the sense of normality. King believes that “We also go to re-establish our feelings of essential normality; the horror movie is innately conservative, even reactionary” (King 16). Re-establishing our feelings of essential normality allows us to release our emotions and enjoy our time watching horror films. This sense of normality shows the difference between reality and the dream. With this sense of normality, many people don’t like to watch these horror movies as it is too scary. However, this shows the sense of normality as it shows the emotions of being scared. On the other hand, the other people show the emotions of

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