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Horror Resources

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Scope and Purpose

This guide was designed for students who are researching Horror Fiction. It may also be useful for readers who are looking to explore the genre. The resources here will help you find information that will assist you with many assignments, including reports, comparison papers, and book/article reviews.

The Horror Story

"Horror story, a story in which the focus is on creating a feeling of fear. Such tales are of ancient origin and form a substantial part of the body of folk literature. They can feature supernatural elements such as ghosts, witches, or vampires, or they can address more realistic psychological fears."

General Sources