At The Heart of conflict is fear When conflict erupts it can devastate individuals and community’s. It fractures families and causes long-standing animosity between nations and states. The underlying emotion at the heart of most conflict situations is fear. Whether it is the threat of dispossession, loss of friends or family or the fear of death itself, Fear almost always is at the centre of conflict. Those who are unable to navigate themselves through times of fear can most often expect to achieve a frightened illogical response.
As implied before according to H.P Lovecraft “the oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown. Horror can be defined as an emotion that deals with fear of the unknown, revulsion and or disgust. Both ‘The Most Dangerous Game’ and ‘Quarantine’ show horror. In ‘The Most Dangerous Game’ horror is shown when General Zaroff reveals the new animal he began hunting is human, this shows
Fear For many, most vivid memories are conceived from times of fear. Our brains etch the memories into our brains from the adrenaline it gives us, which is called flashbulb memory. Fear makes people uncomfortable, especially since there are so many things to be afraid of. The fears of spiders, heights, failure, disease, getting injured, and that’s just to name a few. Peoples first reaction to anything is to go back to their comfort place, when someone watches a scary movie, their comfort zone would be closing their eyes.
Fear is defined as a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, or pain. In the play The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, which depicts a time of panic, false accusation, and wrongful executions , all caused by one thing fear is present in everyone’s life at some time or another in the story. The feeling of fear overall plays a very important role in everyone’s life in the play. In a puritan society, in which reputation plays such an important role, the fear of guilt by affiliation becomes decidedly harmful. Knowing this townsfolk of Salem must fear that the sins of their friends will stain their names.
Things Fall Apart: Fear as a dominating factor Fear is an emotion induced by a perceived threat which causes entities to quickly pull far away from it and usually hide. It is a basic survival mechanism occurring in response to a specific stimulus, such as pain or the threat of danger. Things fall Apart is a critically-acclaimed novel known all over the world. The story of a man whose life is dominated by his fears. Fear is pervasive throughout the novel.
When an individual makes a life altering choice, multiple events can happen within those actions. Our choices can affect everything, from our friends, family, and especially within oneself. When an individual makes a life altering choice, fear and foresight interplay within themselves as a scale, going wither on way or the other. Within William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Hamlet throughout the play has a fascination with death. Within this symbolism we see that in fact Hamlet is referring to fear and foresight that comes with death, and how those tow are interplayed by our perception; fear is what happens when foresight has been lost, and foresight is what happens to us when fear is not lost, but when we are not affected by it.
They are also left with a new sudden fear that may lead to uncontrollable, obsessive thoughts of fear and panic. Even if there is nothing to provoke anxiety, the haunting images and thoughts caused from a horror flick can cause excessive worry and tension. Anxiety is a normal emotion that everyone experiences. However, with the frightening visuals and suddenly loud sounds of a certain film, this emotion is rapidly increased and may lead to anxiety disorders. Often movies try to portray a certain image to reach a certain demographic.
The most basic is the ongoing clash between the Montague and Capulet families. In the chorus, one is told that the feud has been going on for centuries. Therefore, members of both families are predisposed to think badly of one another. Romeo and Juliet, by Shakespeare, is a play, which shows how prejudice leads to escalating violence. Prejudice leads to violence shown in the play when the feuding families, the Montagues and Capulets fight.
Lusting after the acquisition of power and having control over others, as well as using violence as a means to achieve it, is all a part of human nature. Throughout history, powerful figures have been feared because of some privileges they may have had. These figures used this fear and abused it in order to maintain or get more power. Clearly, violence evokes terror and apprehension over a person and allows the feared to overpower and dictate a person’s actions, mindset, and emotions. The use of fear and intensity by a feared figure compels people to subconsciously act in a certain way.
Stanley Cohen termed moral panic as a process, pointing to groups of people which are seen as threaten to the society, the version of this view stresses for breakdown of family life, threatening aggression, alcohol and drug abuse, lack of respect for others and so on, also amplified by the media and politicians, leading for stronger laws and radical changes in the contemporary society. All of those situations are pointed by Cohen as irrational as it is out of the real proportion of the actual behaviour, which is reinforced by the way in which those groups are presented by media, this presentation causes fear, labelling people as folk-devil give a sense of distinct evil rather then a normal people which does things to live as everyone does. Also there are other factors that can be considered to explain disorderly behaviour such as low intelligence, some people are inherent violent and anti-social, susceptibility or weakness, inequality. Those natural implications can be a grateful factor for how people