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ERIC Number: EJ459113
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0093-6502
Adolescents' Enjoyment of Graphic Horror: Effects of Viewers' Attitudes and Portrayals of Victim.
Oliver, Mary Beth
Communication Research, v20 n1 p30-50 Feb 1993
Finds that more permissive sexual attitudes and lower levels of punitiveness were associated with adolescents' greater enjoyment of "slasher films." Shows that traditional attitudes toward females' sexuality were positively associated with gore-watching motivations and with greater enjoyment of previews featuring female victims. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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