What is Horror?

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Decades before horror became known for increasingly violent and bloody movies that bring packs of high school students to theaters every year, it was an innovative, intriguing new genre. Read some dark excerpts from the famous forefathers of horror writing and try your hand at it.

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Fourth Grade Comprehension Worksheets: What is Horror?
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