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Scholars Day: April 7, 2010

Dawn of the Dead as Metaphor

This paper explores George A. Romero's use of zombies as metaphors for consumer society in his 1978 Film, Dawn of the Dead. The zombies, however, aren't his only tolls. Through the actions of the few living characters in the film, Romero reveals the violent, selfish, and sexist culture that fueled the brain-dead horde from the very beginning.

Presenter: James Battaglia (Undergraduate Student)
Topic: Communication
Location: 208 Holmes
Time: 10:45 am (Session II)