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Diversity in media and positive representation is important, it affects children’s self-esteem and society’s race and gender relations. It has been an issue of contention for over seventy years, as made apparent by John Steinbeck’s letter to 20th Century Fox.
The zombie genre as we know it today has been in the making since early cinema.
While beginning as a minor monster featured in early horror films, the zombie has become a tool that reveals cultural anxieties in the modern world.
Paratextuality and media convergence is making for increasingly connected franchises. In this video, I explain paratextuality and use The Walking Dead franchise as a case study to discuss fan-made paratexts.