1DiazArnold DiazMr. BowdenEnglish 11124 February 2019As a child everything is a learning experience. The essay “My Creature from the BlackLagoon”, written by Stephen King, is a personal text that not only compares children’s andadult’s reaction to horror movies, but also compares and contrasts what precisely makes a horrormovie and the effects that imagination and reality have on children and adults.He uses his ownreal-life example of how he came to realize that children learn from their experiences. The authorlearned that the older you get the less you fear the little things and start to focus that fear onto thethings you are or should be afraid of as an adult. The author spends a lot of time comparing andcontrasting children’s movies, such as Disney classics, to horror films to find there is not muchof a difference. This essay paints a picture in which the author uses descriptive details that I
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