Mock Question 1: What are some of the ways in which the films you have studied for this topic are...

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Mock Question 1: What are some of the ways in which the films you have studied for this topic are typical of their genre? par Mind Map: Mock Question 1: What are some of the ways in which the films you have studied for this topic are typical of their genre?

1. Conventions of the Horror genre

1.1. Sub-genres

1.1.1. Slasher

1.1.1.1. Lots of blood and gore

1.1.1.2. Large knife

1.1.1.3. Prolonged graphic killing scenes

1.1.2. Zombie

1.1.2.1. Unconventional as they were intellegent, fast, almost human

1.1.2.2. Infected by being bitten/blood

1.1.2.3. They eat people

1.2. Horror

1.2.1. Blood

1.2.2. Death

1.2.3. Weapons

1.2.4. Suspense

1.2.5. Tension

1.2.6. Darkness

1.2.7. Set at night

1.2.8. Isolation

2. Narrative

2.1. Restricted Narrative - Audience Positioning

2.2. Linear structure

2.3. Todorov

2.3.1. You would need to link this back to how this is conventional for the GENRE for horror films to follow this structure.

2.4. Levi Strauss

2.4.1. All horror films are based upon binary oppositions

2.5. Propp

2.6. Character Arcs

2.7. Narrative Techniques

3. Representation (Messages and Values)

3.1. Gender

3.1.1. The male is often the villian/Hero - Stereotypically stronger.

3.1.2. Female is the weaker victim

4. Context

4.1. British Film