WGST 380-Special Topics: Gender, Sexuality, and the Horror Film

Document Type

Student Paper

Publication Date

Spring 4-22-2016


Gender and Sexuality | Other Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Other Film and Media Studies | Women's Studies

Description, Abstract, or Artist's Statement

This paper addresses the instances of rape in Sam Raimi's 1981 film The Evil Dead in comparison with Fede Alavarez's 2013 remake, Evil Dead. It explores the implications that these depictions of violence on film have on American culture, victim blaming, and gender inequality.


Honorable Mention, 2016

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