Essay #3: Prompt
➢ Choose a book or movie from the horror genre and use Burke’s theory of the sublime to explain its appeal. Look specifically for elements that Burke lists, such as terror, obscurity, power, magnificence, and infinity
I chose the 2002 horror movie The Ring.So you’re choosing “The Ring” as the horror movie genre. Now make sure you are looking for the elements Burke lists in his text and show how those elements are used in the movie, explain how the elements are appealing according to Burke’s definition of the sublime.
The essay can’t be plagiarized. Avoid summarizing the actual movie.