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understood, for it was an everyday part of life before modern civility. Now he also tries to state that people have these fascinations but that doesn’t mean they have any motiveto actually do something that could land them 25 to life behind iron bars. “If we are all insane, then sanity becomes a matter of degree.”Intended Audience.I believe that the intended audience is for the few who deplore obscenity or lewdness that other people find interesting about horror movies. He tries to really inform those readers that attraction to the horror genre is and should be natural. It should be both enjoyable and uncomfortable, to give a mix, a melting pot, of many different emotions. Not all horror movies end in a twist, not all of them end with an unhappy ending. Every horror film is different, unless it’s that knife wielding, white face guy, people call Mike (J. Carpenter & D. Hill, 1978, Halloween). But some people may contest and say his audience is very general and not directed to a certain group, but “… no matter how far we may be removed from the beauty…, we are still light-yearsfrom true ugliness. And we go to have fun.” External Factors.Most of the external factor a quite literal and taken directly from the passage. “When we pay our four or five bucks and seat ourselves at tenth-row center in a theater showing a horror movie. We are daring the nightmare.” This is not only literal, but figurative as well. We do go see movies at theaters and horror movies are very much more enjoyable on a big screen, but to say we dare the nightmare is like saying we challenge the movie to scare us. “To show that we can, that we are not afraid.”