In the following decades, the business of horror expanded and became more diverse, as the genre shed its disreputable image, gaining more respect … I am a writer and horror fan delving into the age-old elements of horror, the animalistic nature of fear, and the output of social creativity as a result of a combination of the two. Visiting a haunted house or watching a horror movie can be terrifying and enjoyable at the same time. Hello & welcome to Articles of Horror! Cyrill and Method Trnava Abstract The study deals with the genre of horror, outlining it and describing the dominant features and typological variations. Horror is a genre of literature, film, and television that is meant to scare, startle, shock, and even repulse audiences.The key focus of a horror novel, horror film, or horror TV show is to elicit a sense of dread in the reader through frightening images, themes, and situations. Viktória Prohászková Department of Massmedia Communication University of Ss. A study in the art of horror. Brain-imaging technology is only just starting to be deployed to study the neural correlates of the horror experience. Night of the Living Dead is a staple in the history of horror, be it with its bold casting choices, casting Daune Jones (a black man) as the lead character, something unheard of in 1968, or helping to spawn the cannibalistic zombie genre (even though they don’t once use the word zombie in this film), and eventually putting the names … “Horror is a genre in which disgust is central as an emotion,” Turvey said.

A sociologist explains the psychological benefits of being safely scared.

The horror genre, as popular as ever, offers intriguing insights into our psyches and is surely ripe for further investigation. The Genre of Horror Mgr.