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For other uses, see Emotion (disambiguation). ... Acceptance, in spirituality, mindfulness, and human psychology, usually refers to the experience of a situation without an intention to change that situation. ... A kiss can express affection. ... Look up ambivalence in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Anger is a (physiological and psychological) response to a perceived threat to self or important others, present, past, or future. ... Boredom is a condition characterized by perception of ones environment as dull, tedious, and lacking stimuli. ... It has been suggested that Idiot compassion be merged into this article or section. ... This article is about the mental state. ... Despair in common usage is the condition of having abandoned hope. ... Disgust is an emotion that is typically associated with things that are perceived as unclean, inedible, or infectious. ... Distinguish from Pity and Sympathy and Compassion. ... Look up Envy in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Embarrassment is an unpleasant emotional state experienced upon having a socially or professionally unacceptable act or condition witnessed by or revealed to others. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Fear is a powerful biological feeling of unpleasant risk or danger, either real or imagined. ... Forgiveness it is the mental, emotional and/or spiritual process of ceasing to feel resentment or anger against another person for a perceived offence, difference or mistake, or ceasing to demand punishment or restitution[[:Template:American Psychological Association. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Thankfulness is an emotion, which involves a feeling of emotional indebtedness towards another person; often accompanied by a desire to thank them, or to reciprocate for a favour they have done for you. ... It has been suggested that Anticipatory Grief be merged into this article or section. ... “Happy” redirects here. ... “Hatred” redirects here. ... [[Image:Spes or Hope. ... Anger is a term for the emotional aspect of aggression, as a basic aspect of the stress response in animals whereby a perceived aggravating stimulus provokes a counterresponse which is likewise aggravating and threatening of violence. ... Homesickness is generally described as a feeling of longing for ones familiar surroundings. ... Jealousy typically refers to the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that occur when a person believes a valued relationship is being threatened by a rival. ... Loneliness is an emotional state in which a person experiences a powerful feeling of emptiness and isolation. ... Love is any of a number of emotions and experiences related to a sense of strong affection or profound oneness. ... I PITY THE FOOL is also Mr. ... Look up Pleasure in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Regret is often felt when someone feels sadness, shame, or guilt and primarily regret after commiting an action that the person later wishes that they had not done. ... People feel remorse when reflecting on their actions that they believe are wrong. ... Grieving Thai females. ... It has been suggested that the section Shame campaign from the article Smear campaign be merged into this article or section. ... Suffering is any aversive (not necessarily unwanted) experience and the corresponding negative emotion. ... Wide eyes are a common human physiological expression of emotional surprise. ... ...

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Horror is the feeling of revulsion that usually occurs after something frightening is seen, heard, or otherwise experienced. It is the feeling one gets after coming to an awful realization or experiencing a hideous revelation. (Terror by contrast is usually described as the feeling of dread and anticipation that precedes the horrifying experience). Horror has also been defined as a combination of terror and revulsion. The distinction between terror and horror was first characterised by the Gothic horror writer Anne Radcliffe [1]. According to Devendra Varma in The Gothic Flame (1966): Fear is a powerful biological feeling of unpleasant risk or danger, either real or imagined. ... The gothic novel is an English literary genre, which can be said to have been born with The Castle of Otranto (1764) by Horace Walpole. ... There are several people with this or a similar name: Ann Radcliffe, a 19th-century author Ann (Radcliffe) Mowlson, a 17th-century benefactor of Harvard, whose name is sometimes spelled with an e This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share...


The difference between Terror and Horror is the difference between awful apprehension and sickening realization: between the smell of death and stumbling against a corpse. [2]


Horror is also a genre of film and fiction that relies on horrifying images or situations to tell stories and prompt reactions in their audiences. In these films the moment of horrifying revelation is usually preceded by a terrifying build up, often using the medium of scary music. DVD cover showing horror characters as depicted by Universal Studios. ... Horror fiction is, broadly, fiction in any medium intended to scare, unsettle, or horrify the reader. ...


See also

Suspense or tension is the feeling of uncertainty and interest about the outcome of certain actions an audience perceives in a dramatic work. ...

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  • Terror and Horror

WHEN U R READING THIS DONT STOP OR SOMETHING BAD WILL HAPPEN MY NAME IS SUMMER I AM 15 YEARS OLD i have BLONDE HAIR , SCARS no NOSE OR EARS I AM DEAD IF U DONT COPY THIS JUS LIKE FROM THE RING COPY N POST THIS ON 5 MORE SITES OR I WILL APPEAR ONE CREEPY NIGHT WEN UR NOT ExPECTING IT BY YOUR BED WITH A NIFE AND KILL U THIS IS NO JOKE SUMMET ING GOOD WILL HAPPEN TO U IF YOU POST THIS ON 5 MORE FLASH BOXES For other uses, see Emotion (disambiguation). ... Alertness is the the process of paying close and continuous attention. ... Acceptance, in spirituality, mindfulness, and human psychology, usually refers to the experience of a situation without an intention to change that situation. ... A kiss can express affection. ... Look up ambivalence in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Anger is a (physiological and psychological) response to a perceived threat to self or important others, present, past, or future. ... The Scream (1893) by Edvard Munch. ... Anticipation is an emotion involving pleasure (and sometimes anxiety) in considering some expected or longed-for good event, or irritation at having to wait. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Apathy is a psychological term for a state of indifference — where an individual is unresponsive or indifferent to aspects of emotional, social, or physical life. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Boredom is a condition characterized by perception of ones environment as dull, tedious, and lacking stimuli. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Compersion is a term used by practitioners of polyamory to describe the experience of taking pleasure when ones partner is with another person. ... Look up Contempt in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This page is a candidate to be moved to Wiktionary. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Grieving Thai females. ... Despair in common usage is the condition of having abandoned hope. ... Disappointment is the emotion felt when a strongly held expectation of something desired is not met. ... Disgust is an emotion that is typically associated with things that are perceived as unclean, inedible, or infectious. ... This article is about the mental state. ... Ecstasy (from the Greek έκστασις, to be outside oneselffff (ancient Greek: εξίστημι (existimi) meaning stand outside where εξ (ex) means out as in exit)) is a category of altered states of consciousness or trancelike states in which an individual transcends ordinary consciousness and as a result has a heightened capacity for exceptional thought... Embarrassment is an unpleasant emotional state experienced upon having a socially or professionally unacceptable act or condition witnessed by or revealed to others. ... For other uses, see Emptiness (disambiguation). ... Enthusiasm (Greek: enthousiasmos) originally meant inspiration or possession by a divine afflatus or by the presence of a God. ... Look up Envy in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article is about a feeling, for other meanings see epiphany (disambiguation). ... Fanaticism is an emotion of being filled with excessive, uncritical zeal, particularly for an extreme religious or political cause, or with an obsessive enthusiasm for a pastime or hobby. ... Fear is a powerful biological feeling of unpleasant risk or danger, either real or imagined. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Gratification is the positive emotional response (happiness) to a fulfillment of desire. ... Thankfulness is an emotion, which involves a feeling of emotional indebtedness towards another person; often accompanied by a desire to thank them, or to reciprocate for a favour they have done for you. ... It has been suggested that Anticipatory Grief be merged into this article or section. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... “Happy” redirects here. ... “Hatred” redirects here. ... Homesickness is generally described as a feeling of longing for ones familiar surroundings. ... [[Image:Spes or Hope. ... Humiliation is literally the act of being made humble, or reduced in standing or prestige. ... Jealousy typically refers to the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that occur when a person believes a valued relationship is being threatened by a rival. ... Limerence, as posited by psychologist Dorothy Tennov, is an involuntary cognitive and emotional state in which a person feels an intense romantic desire for another person (the limerent object). ... Loneliness is an emotional state in which a person experiences a powerful feeling of emptiness and isolation. ... Love is any of a number of emotions and experiences related to a sense of strong affection or profound oneness. ... See also Lust (onomastics) for other uses Lust is any intense desire or craving for self gratification. ... Melancholia (Greek μελανχολια) is a mood of non-specific depression. ... Panic is the primal urge to run and hide in the face of imminent disaster. ... Patience, engraving by Sebald Beham,1540 Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Patience Patience is the ability to endure waiting, delay, or provocation without becoming annoyed or upset, or to persevere calmly when faced with difficulties. ... I PITY THE FOOL is also Mr. ... Pride refers to a strong sense of self-respect, a refusal to be humiliated as well as joy in the accomplishments of oneself or a person, group, or object that one identifies with. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Regret is often felt when someone feels sadness, shame, or guilt and primarily regret after commiting an action that the person later wishes that they had not done. ... People feel remorse when reflecting on their actions that they believe are wrong. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Righteous indignation is an emotion one feels when one gets angry over perceived mistreatment, insult, or malice. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... It has been suggested that the section Shame campaign from the article Smear campaign be merged into this article or section. ... In humans, shyness is the feeling of apprehension or lack of confidence experienced in regard to social association with others, e. ... Suffering is any aversive (not necessarily unwanted) experience and the corresponding negative emotion. ... Wide eyes are a common human physiological expression of emotional surprise. ...


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IS 590: A Few Thoughts on the Horror Genre (2974 words)
Horror is a certain mood or atmosphere that might be found in a variety of places.
Since horror fiction is often rejected by many adults that may make it more appealing to some readers who see it as a literature of protest and one that challenges ordinary conventions and normality.
Horror fiction is not as popular as the other genres so there is less demand for it in libraries and book stores.
Horror (emotion) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (203 words)
Horror is the feeling of dread and anticipation that usually occurs before something frightening is seen, heard, or otherwise experienced.
Compare: the experience of waiting for a scary monster to jump out of the closet (horror) with the experience of actually seeing the scary monster after it has jumped out (terror).
Horror is also a genre of film and fiction that relies on scaring the audience as its main attraction.
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