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With reviews and praise for the latest adaptation of Stephen King‘s novel ‘It‘ launching it to huge box office success, audiences and fans of the source material are coming to see how ‘It’ is more than a film about a demonic-child-eating clown. Beneath the guise of the supernatural and extra terrestrial, lie the very human experiences of children.

In a video essay by CrackerJacked, an in depth analysis deconstructs the fear of clowns as a point of connection for the varying traumas and emotional damage the Losers Club undergo.

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