Color is all around us, ascribed a primal meaning that preexists rational thought. Here’s an overview of how horror uses color, from blood red to organ pink.
Archive for ‘Symbolism’
The Symbolism of Mushrooms
Fungus: neither plant nor animal. A little of both, a little of neither. What do they mean and how can you use them (as symbols in your writing… this isn’t a recipe)?
Pomegranates: The Perfect Fruit for Horror
Pomegranates are the perfect fruit for horror, equal parts creepy and symbolic. We can prove it using the Twilight series. Find out how.
The Symbolism of Dead Animals
You’re walking down the street on your lunch break. It’s a nice day: sunny with an impish breeze. You turn the corner to the park, the one with your favorite bench; it’s where you go to relax. Then you see it. There. On the ground. A dead crow.