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    Fear Of Clowns

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    is the fear of clowns is a real phobia for both children and adults alike. The phobia could be explained by what Sigmund Freud explained in a 1919 publication “The Uncanny” In this work Sigmund Freud explains that we can be frightened by something that is familiar and yet unfamiliar at the same time. For children, most can recognize the clown as a real person but cannot recognize the exaggerate make up and clothing as being real this confusion leads to fear. For adults, the fear of clowns can be

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    I have a major fear of clowns. It started with a terrible occurrence in my youth. Everytime I see one I have this horrible feeling that makes me sick. Of my experiences, I had one encounter that made my fear somewhat decrease. Most of my fear from them is what I didn't know or see. But I'm still not afraid of the circus. Clowns always frightened me as a child, but one Halloween made it even worse. I was on a haunted house tour with my family when I accidentally was diverted. Not knowing I was

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    My Fear Of Clowns

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    terrified of clowns. I would avoid them at all cost from pretending to be sick to misbehaving and getting grounded just so I will have an excuse as to why I did not attend birthday parties or any event that I presumed would involve the attendance of a clown. I never told anyone of said fear for the reason that I would be treated differently and looked upon as weak. I always kept it to myself hoping that one day it would magically disappear but it never did. As the years passed, my phobia of clowns prodigiously

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    Everyone has a fear. Whether your fear is rational, for example being afraid of spiders or heights or whether it is an irrational fear like being afraid of subway gates or cotton balls. My two fears are of clowns which is called coulrophobia and of death which is called Thanatophobia. My First fear I guess I would consider it as an irrational fear is Coulrophobia. This fear started when I was about two or three years of age. My Mom and Dad took me to New York City to watch the Ringling Brothers

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    Everybody has a fear of something. A fear of snakes, heights, clowns. Some fears are more common, like Arachnophobia-the fear of spiders. And some fears aren’t as common, like Ombrophobia-the fear of rain. As irrational as they might sound to others, all fears are real to the person with the fear. For someone who doesn’t have the same fear, they might think your fear isn’t scary or doesn’t make sense. People sometimes make fun of other people because of their fears. But you shouldn’t make fun of

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    Clowns costumes shouldn’t be allowed to wear on Halloween, especially with all the rumors and scare tactics that are going on today about them. Clowns are supposed to be someone who participates in the circus and wears funny makeup and try to make people laugh. The more you look at their creepy grinning faces, the more it twists into something more evil. “In recent years, films such as Stephen King’s It have highlighted those fears, and the "killer clown" craze currently sweeping the UK hasn't helped

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    Fear can control anyone. It can also control your life and affects your choices. My fear is heights. Every time when we have to go in a car garage or going millions of miles up a building my palms get sweaty, my heart starts racing, and start to have a panic attack. Some people have so much fear of something it can kill them. But my fear prevents me from going on a plane and riding current rides. I was never able to go to Florida or Hawaii because of fear of heights. But that is only one of my fears

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    Clown have been associated with fear throughout their livelihood. Burnett states that “the most stereotypical clowns are scary ones,” not fun ones (3). It's no wonder so many people hate Ronald McDonald. This gives us a reason to be scared of these clowns as we are more often than not introduced to ones we fear than the ones we enjoy. Clown-like characters have been around for thousands of years. Historically, jesters and clowns have been a vehicle for satire and for poking fun at powerful people

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    Winchester’s Clown Phobia Sam Winchester was raised to be what Supernatural refers to as a hunter with the motto “saving people, hunting things, the family business”. In other words, Winchester hunts things of supernatural nature such as demons, rakshasas, and witches. He battles these threats with no trepidation or hesitation. However, like Superman has a weakness, Winchester has a phobia that has sometimes hindered his ability to hunt to the best of his ability. Winchester has a phobia of clowns. Winchester’s

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    Clown Stereotypes

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    In recent news, creepy clown sightings have been happening through the northern parts of South Carolina. With these citing, there is talking of a "clown apocalypse ". These clown sightings have triggered the phobias of some people and have made others become violent. Because of this sightings and the public reactions, Target , a discount retailer, has stated that for this Halloween, they are not going to be selling clown costumes. Joshua Thomas , Target's spokesperson , stated in a email "given

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