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  • Zombie Geographies

    In Jeff May’s Zombie Geographies and the Undead City, he starts by explaining that “contemporary zombie films mark a geographical move to large urban areas, bringing the zombie masses to the city and foregroundIng urban fears while containing implicit messages about social difference and otherness”(May 286). I found this quote extremely interesting. If I could fast forward time, and somehow be placed in the middle of a zombie apocalypse, I would chose to be in a more rural or even suburban area.…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Trigger Warning

    We live in a world that is diverse and around people that have issues whether it is mental physical or spiritual. In addition with people that suffered from abuse, domestic violence, and etc. I remeber in high school when my teacher was showing my class a video on the ending results of gun violence and crime at that time my cousin had just passed away and it brought back terrible flashbacks in my mind. Unfortunately I was not warned about what was going to be shown and it did have an negative…

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  • Euro-American Horror Movies: A Film Analysis

    What does it mean for food to be socially frightening (i.e. dangerous for the social and communal body)? By comparing Baks consideration of the role of the McDonalds hamburger in Korea and Kevin Dwyer’s alimentary delinquency in Euro-American horror films produced from the 60s into the 90s, it will become clear that food and food practices can be considered socially frightening when they challenge our particular social constructions and social hierarchies—in other words…

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  • Mario Fungi Compare And Contrast

    Mario Fungi •Goombas GoombaSM3DWArtwork Description: Goombas have bushy eyebrows and a pair of fangs sprouting from their lower jaw. They never use their fangs, though. They generally tackle or bite an enemy. The Goombas once lived in peace in the Mushroom Kingdom, but they later joined the Koopa Troop. The Goombas are also probably the most common enemy in the entire Mario series, and they are also the weakest. Types of Goombas •Grand Goomba Description: The Grand Goomba is a…

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  • Zombies The Monster That Keeps Coming Back Analysis

    Shawn McIntosh’s essay, “The Evolution of the Zombie: The Monster That Keeps Coming Back,” ends by suggesting that the reason why zombies, although they are not the most frightening of the monster genre, made their way to being an iconic entity in our imaginations because of the way they comment on the events that are happening during their times and the need to go against societal rules. He also goes on to further imply that even in that kind of chaotic mentality, we find comfort in the sense…

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  • Head Hunting Research Paper

    Movies like Beetlejuice [Beetlejuice, http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094721/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1] (1988) and the ever-popular Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban [Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0030079/bio] (2004) have used shrunken heads as a form of comedic relief; however, the actual practice of creating a shrunken head is extremely dark. While numerous cultures participated in the practice of headhunting, the Ecuadorian Amazon and the Peruvian Amazon…

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  • Summary Of Zombie: Haiti's Longstanding Tradition

    The documentary ‘Zombie: Haiti’s Longstanding Tradition’ (Zombie: Haiti’s Longstanding Tradition, 2005) contained information regarding the original Haitian version of Zombies and how they are created. Some other things also featured in this film include how “zombie powder” is made, how people are brought back from the brink of death, and how people are forced to become these “zombies” so that people may use them as slaves. The idea of zombies has been a part of our world since the 8th century.…

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  • Annex Haunted

    Annex Haunted by Viviana Gomez An increasing interest in visit haunted places is not new, but ghostly sites are becoming so popular today that they are turning in touristic attractions in many cities of the word—and Toronto is not the exception. Moreover, some neighborhoods, filled with ghostly stories, are getting so popular that is not uncommon to run into some nocturnal tourist tour on the street. Led by an expert in paranormal history, the tours stop over old houses, abandoned buildings, or…

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  • Destroy All Monsters Analysis

    Surname 1 Surname 2 Name Instructor Course 27 November 2017 House-Sitting and Destroy All Monsters “House-Sitting and “Destroy All Monsters” are certainly captivating stories, partially due to the eeriness they present. To develop the stories in an eerie fashion, Sims ends up using carefully selected language. Therefore, this analysis delineates Sims’ choice of language, and the impact of that choice on the development/depiction of the two stories’ underlying values and views.…

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  • Fido And Last Stand Analysis

    The majority of zombie stories are all based off the same idea, that zombies are all one dimensional flesh eating beasts. In Fido and Last stand that is not the case. They are different from the common zombie theme, because the zombies are more affectionate than some humans. Last stand, the zombies wanted to be far away from the humans, but the humans were trying to find and kill them. In Fido, the zombies had to wear a collar to be calm so they would not become the bloodthirsty monsters the…

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