Since the beginning of time people have always been intrigued by storytelling especially ones that scare them.
Stephen King the master of horror once said people love watching horror films simply because it keeps their sanity.
This topic here will cover the general types of horror we see often in video games which are the “Psychological horror” and “Survival horror”. Originally stemming from the traditional Japanese horror film genre, it focuses on the use of a disturbing atmosphere and narrative in order to create fear.
Whilst differing from the other two horror types, psychological horror works more on a mental level....
This review surveys multiple scholarly sources from different aspects of the purpose of horror films.
This literature review justifies that horror is derived from the fear and guilt within our psychological minds.
Then another case study which challenges and questions its position in the chosen genre.
To decide whether it does hold elements of the horror conventions in both semantic and syntactic point of view, or possibly sway towards a different category of film.
Horrors films are built to scare the audience watching the film and are made through the uses of suspense and/or gore.
These films have become a large part of today’s culture and what is being represented in horror films takes influence on society....