Tag: medieval/modern


Zombie Isolation: From the World


Zombies have very little connection to the world they inhabit. Human beings engage the world through our senses, but, except for the sense of smell, zombies have inferior sensory engagement with their surroundings.  Although it is likely that one of the recently "turned" will have visual acuity similar to that...

Objectification of the Object


At the hands of the zombies, all living human beings are objectified--they are objects of the unquenchable hunger for living flesh. Interestingly, zombie narratives are also very much about the objectification of the object.   Perhaps nothing, but is there anything wrong with questioning the default settings of our cultural minds?...