Zombies In Popular Culture

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The lyrics express a clear “us versus them” dichotomy, and the music video further enables a response that is linked to the aggressive imperialist military status quo of many Americans, including a verse in which he sings " 'Cause we 'll put a boot in your ass; It 's the American way." Furthermore, with lyrics such as "My daddy served in the army; Where is lost his right eye; But he flew a flag out in our yard; Until the day that he died," Keith emphasizes his own family 's military tradition, which explains his aggressive standpoint after 9/11.
Studying zombie film and literature can aid in one’s understanding of international relations. Because nations exist in anarchy – the state is the highest level of authority – states amass power in
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The portrayal of fictional zombie outbreaks serves to parallel international issues and crises, as Morrissette (2014) describes, such as “terrorism, ethnic conflict, nuclear proliferation, and the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. Specifically, the zombie metaphor creates an intellectual space unencumbered by preexisting political biases” (3). As a fictional construct in film and literature, any political assumptions on acceptable foreign policy strategies against a zombie outbreak… In popular culture, zombies are used to create a fictional lens in order to see the real problems of world. In Max Brooks’s novel World War Z, one is able to make sense of the anxieties of living in late-modern capitalist societies because of the focus on the global, geopolitical landscape (McCulloch November 22, 2016). Morrissette (2014) describes how various nations in the novel reacted to the zombie …show more content…
In film and literature, zombies can be used to examine effective and ineffective methods in combatting international crises in an anarchist world. This essay incorporate knowledge learned in the Politics and Popular Culture course in terms of how politics are portrayed in popular culture. Throughout this class, we have examined a wide variety of literature, film, and contemporary examples of how popular culture plays a significant role in how we understand and do

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