Articles tagged noel carroll

On Criticism by Noel Carroll

The sole purpose of critics is to influence the public in making art choices by way of guiding them through an understanding of a work’s value -- they must pass judgment.

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Horrors in the Closet: A Closet Full of Monsters

A closet full of monsters is a scary place where "straight people" can safely negotiate and articulate their fascination and/or dread of "difference" in sexual preferences.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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