Violence in Horror Stories or Movies

Violence in Horror Stories or Movies

  • Submitted By: lashest
  • Date Submitted: 03/07/2009 11:44 AM
  • Category: English
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Violence in entertainment today:

One of the most serious social problem in my mind is the violence in entertainment today. It is affecting society as evidenced by the content of the material, the increase rate of violence, and the reluctance to deny access. Many people acknowledge that entertainment can effect people in an aggressive way but others may feel it is for pure enjoyment. Films are written, produced, and released to the world to entertain and create ideas for everyone. There are different types of films such as: animated, action, drama, comedy, musical, documentary, etc. With these different categories of films why do most writers, directors, and producers feel the need to include violent and graphic scenes in their works of art. Films have become more violent as time has progressed.

Violence in other forms of media:

Violence is not only found on television and in movies, but also in other forms of media such as music videos, cartoons, and video games The violence seen in our media has a negative impact on both adults and children alike. When these messages of hate are targeted to children, its is not only scandalous, but also dangerous. The media often use violence , to an unlimited degree to seize market share regardless of the damage that may occur to children and adolescent youth. This violent and often foul language content is spread over airwaves, seen and heard on television, at the movie theaters, and read from pages of books and magazines. The truth is often sensationalized to win viewers or sell music. Under the guise of entertainment, children are becoming desensitized and often violent as they seek to portray or copy what they have seen, heard or read.

Does the violence in films and on TV contribute to violence in society?

The level of violence in movies and its acceptability has been debated for decades. It is no closer to being resolved now than when it first began. There have been...

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