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Friday the 13th


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Friday the 13th...One of the United States most feared days...but for what cause?

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Friday the 13th

  1. 1. Friday the 13th
  2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li>Superstitious people </li></ul><ul><li>Horror films </li></ul><ul><li>Symbols </li></ul><ul><li>Psychological problems </li></ul><ul><li>Mythical cats </li></ul>
  3. 3. Superstitious People <ul><li>It is said to be the most superstitious day in the United States, people are so frightened by the date. </li></ul><ul><li>According to research, the day increases accident rates by 52 percent. Though all increase in accidents is due to fear in people. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Horror Films <ul><li>In horror of Friday the 13th, movies have been made up such as Jason and Freddy. Two demonic figures created to further scare people of Friday the 13 th . </li></ul><ul><li>Several other characters that cause problems could be for example, the headless horseman or Jeepers Creepers. </li></ul><ul><li>These characters cause excessive psychological problems. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Symbols <ul><li>Symbols such as the black cat crossing your path, or walking under a ladder are supposedly to give you bad luck. </li></ul><ul><li>Which is the common things people fear about Friday the 13th, bad day of luck. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Psychological Problems <ul><li>Quite severe fear develops psychological problems and result in more casualties in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>Some have developed psychological dilemmas due to fear and traumas of the day. </li></ul><ul><li>The United States seems to be the only nation that cause social life issues such as Friday the 13th. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Mythical Cats <ul><li>Mythical cats were often viewed as good for some, and evil for others. </li></ul><ul><li>Cats often brought the symbol of doom and death. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Conclusion <ul><li>For the most part, Friday the 13 th is a psychological fear of the outside world. </li></ul><ul><li>That’s why people fear going out, because they are scared of getting injured. </li></ul>