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Discourse Analysis and Horror Texts

Psygentra Online Learning Lecture

This is the second in our discourse analysis key concepts series. Dr. Jem Tosh uses examples from horror films and television shows to explain themes and narratives in discourse analysis. They demonstrate through multiple examples what these concepts are and how to draw them out of texts. This is an introductory lecture for those new to the topic. (22+ mins)

Key Concepts: (1) Themes, and (2) narratives.

Content Warning: Lecture contains discussion of violence, abuse in childhood, and s*xual abuse.

Individual version - for personal use. To show the presentation at schools, universities, workplaces, or other groups, you can use the institutional version available here.