Attempts have been made to answer this question, generally about the nature of horror texts with the distinctive character of horror consumers.
‘The Walking Dead,’ one of the most popular television series, uses the plot of a zombie apocalypse as a lens into exploring the human condition.
The source of an enduring anxiety about asylums can also be used to understand the attraction of contemporary psychiatric museums.
The mummy of Cangrande della Scala was submitted to an autopsy, and he who was a great warrior and an important autocrat of his time, had been poisoned.
Horror is defined as being a strong aversion mingled with dread. It has been said that fear is one of the most powerful and ancient emotions in the human race.
The allure of dystopian myths in general, and perhaps more strongly expressed in ‘The Walking Dead,’ facilitates a process of dual identification for the individual viewer.