According to De La Torre, character, characteristics and caricature interpretations are historically part of Halloween. Over the ages, dark symbolism has become almost a ritual part of this annual observance.
"People love a good scare, especially when we know we are inherently safe. It is in our securities, that we're generally most willing to tempt fate," added De La Torre.
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