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    The Land Of The Dead

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    These texts set out the traditional story of the foundation of Japan and its people, and demonstrate the very close relationship between the gods and the people of Japan. The stories also demonstrate many parallels between human beings and the kami. Through this story it explains how Japan was created and how it was the first land to be created. It helps to depict key lessons and explanations. If certain rituals are not properly executed and if the natural harmony of things are disturbed many bad things may occur. The Land of the Dead helps depict and explain further detail towards the Kami. Through this part if the story it displays that Kami are mortal as they are vulnerable to injury and can die. Due to this human like characteristics…

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    Portrayals of zombies fill the mainstream media and popular culture. From television shows such as The Walking Dead to movies like 28 Days Later and Zombieland. Zombies have even been largely popularized through the Resident Evil novels followed by video game and big screen adaptations. The most awarded video game, The Last of Us, is based on a post-apocalyptic world full of zombie-like creatures. The popularity that zombies still elicit in the media can be traced back to one film that changed…

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    Would you kill your loved one if they turned into a zombie and tried to bite you? People survive by killing zombies in “The Walking Dead”, tributes battle their way you the top to win in “The Hunger Games”, and the divergent try to fit into society while also battling and killing others in “Insurgent”. Sometimes, people go to great lengths in order to survive when they are in dangerous situations. Making alliances, stealing, killing, and eating other people are some of the things that's the…

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    Annotation In Zombieland

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    In “Vacationing in Zombieland: The Classical Functions of the Modern Zombie Comedy,” Kyle William Bishop writes about the development of the subgenre of zombie comedies. This subgenre, termed “Zombedy” by Bishop, is explained to challenge audiences’ ideas about zombie narratives. To exemplify the evolution of this subgenre, Bishop shares history behind the original tragedy of zombie narratives. Bishop cites Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead as the start of traditional tragic zombie…

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    It is dark. All around it is pitch black and the only thing to be heard is labored breathing. There is something out there. Suddenly, a noise startles you and you jump six feet in the air. MONSTERS! They’ve caught your scent and you take off running once again. Monsters like mummies, werewolves and ghosts have had cultures and peoples running scared for decades. More recently, one monster in particular has frightened individuals in ways the ‘classic’ monsters could only dream of. Zombies, the…

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    from a "Boko" not realizing that they held the spirit of a dead person. This illustrates how the spirit of a dead person is brought to be used for personal gains such as wealth, protection, and health. It is here that we can see how plantation owners may have viewed their slaves. That if they are fed and sheltered they will work for personal gain. Moving further she tells of a boy who was sick and was believed that someone that had bad intentions sent a "spirit" zonbi and had mystically sold him…

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    "THE WALKING DEAD"strolls on the 8th spell! Together they struggle to survive and adapt in a post-apocalyptic world filled with walkers and opposite groups of survivors, and they are often more terrible than the walkers themselves. Phew! Yes, that is "THE WALKING DEAD". The same, developed by Frank Darabont for AMC and named by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard, is now stepping into it's 8th season. Seems interesting, right? Definitely yes. If you Walk towards…

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    run away from. Zombies can run almost, if not, as fast as, a human. They may run with a limp, but they are still fast enough to capture you! In some movies, zombies are actually faster than humans, e.g. the movie World War Z. Although zombies and mummies are both dead, their appearances are vastly different. Sight is the first aspect of a monster that frightens us. A mummy’s appearance is not frightening, by any means. Mummies are hidden entirely by dusty linen, which gives it an ancient look,…

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    Zombie Geographies

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    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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    Danny Boyle 28 days later. Bayley focuses on this film the most because the zombies are not really zombies in this film since they do not die and then rise again, but they are just infected by a virus that spreads throughout the world. Bayley begins by giving us some background on the zombie genre. She starts off by telling us that George Romero started the subgenre of zombies with his film Night of the Living Dead. She…

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