Stephen King Why We Crave Horror Movies Analysis

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-“Why We Crave Horror Movies” by Stephen King 1.Support the claim with reason and evidence. The claim must be supported with the reason and evidence. In a stand, proposing a solution, making an evaluation, speculating causes or interpreting literary works, a reason or evidence to construct a convincing argument is necessary. Supporting reasons include facts, anecdotes, statistics, case studies, or textual evidence. Read the following excerpt from Marie Winn’s “Television: The plug in Drug.” Television’s contribution to family life have been an equivocal one. For while it has, indeed, kept the members of the family from dispersing, it has not served to bring them together. By its domination of the time families spend together, it destroys the special quality that the special quality that distinguishes one family from another, a quality that depends to a great extent, on what a family does, what special rituals, games, recurrent jokes, familiar songs, and shared activities it accumulates. Yet parents have accepted a television-dominated family life so complete that they cannot see how the medium is involved in whatever problems they might be having. A first-grade teacher reports:…show more content…
I wanted to find out more about her family life because this little girl was quite isolated from the group, didn’t make friends, so I talked to her mother. Well, they don’t have time to do anything in the evening, the mother said. The parents come home after picking the child at the baby-sitter’s. Then the mother fixes dinner while the child watches TV. Then they have dinner and the child goes to bed. I said to his mother, “Well, couldn’t she help you fix dinner? That would be a nice time for the two of you to talk,” and the mother said, “Oh, but I’d hate to have her miss Zoom. It’s such a good
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