Why is fun to be frightened? Dialectical For Discussion: Textual Evidence Responses for discussion Why, then, would anyone want to spend their time and money to watch such macabre scenes filled with depressing reminders of just how unfair and scary our world can be? I think this can be answered in a number of ways. Me personally,I like horror movies because of the corny cliches and the suspense. You rationally understand that the actors in a haunted house aren’t real, but when you suspend your disbelief and allow yourself to become immersed in the experience, the fear certainly can feel real, as does the satisfaction and sense of accomplishment when you make it through There's also a sense of relief and a rush of adrenaline First and foremost, you have to make the choice to engage — don’t drag your best friend with you unless she is also on board. Some scary movies can be very cliche and it makes them boring No matter the potential benefits, horror movies and scary entertainment are not for everyone, and that’s OK. While the fight-or- flight response is universal, there are important differences between individuals — for example, in genetic expressions, environment, and personal history — that
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- Fall '19
- Horror and terror, Horror film