This study guide will help you analyze the text “Why We Crave Horror Movies” by Stephen King. We will show you examples of elements in the text that will be relevant for your analysis. In these notes, we will focus on summary, analysis, topic, writer, reader, language, modes of persuasion, circumstances, and intention.
Presentation of the text
Title: “Why We Crave Horror Movies”
Writer: Stephen King
Publication date: 1981
Stephen Edwin King (b. 1947) is an American author of horror, science fiction, suspense, and fantasy. He has published 54 novels, seven of which under the pen name Richard Bachman. He has also written around 200 short stories, most of which have been published in his book collections. Many of his books have been adapted into films, television series, and comic books.
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