Date :- 11/4/2022
Day :- Monday
Time :- 11:00 to 2:30
Name :- Himanshi parmar.
Roll number :- 8
Enrollment number :- 4069206420210025
Email id : email@example.com
Paper number :- 106
paper name :- The 20th Century Literature
: 1900 to World War 2.
Points to ponder
1- What is Zombie/definition.
2- Origin of term Zombie in literature.
3- Characteristics of Zombies.
5- Discussion on selected Novels.
1 ) Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
2 ) World War Z
3 ) Zone One
6 - Conclusion
What is Zombie / Definition :-
According to Oxford Dictionary, Zombie is a corpse
said to be revived by witchcraft, especially in certain
African and Caribbean religions.
Another definition of the Oxford dictionary is Zombie
means a lifeless or completely unresponsive person.
The word originates in West African.
Two version of Zombie :-
: Haitian folklore
: magic of voodoo.
: science fictional methods such as carriers, radiation,
mental diseases, vectors, pathogens, parasites,
scientific accidents, etc.
Link of Haitian folklore Culture :- Haitian folklore
Origin of term Zombie in literature :-
The English word "zombie" was first
recorded in 1819, in the history of Brazil by
the poet Robert Southey, in the form of
interpretation of the zombie is drawn
largely from George A. Romero's film Night
of the Living Dead (1968)
inspired by Richard Matheson's novel I Am
Characteristics of Zombie :-
Slow moving first and later on fast.
The first zombies were the zombies of the night of the
Then zombies came out as a heroes of magic wars.
green zombies and mutant blue zombies.
Zombies like statues, making sounds like “uhhh” sounds
Sometimes Zombies turns into fast moving and violent.
Zombies are the opposite of vampires.
destroy the head and stop the zombie.
1- Pride and Prejudice and Zombies : -
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is a 2009
novel by Seth Grahame-Smith and Jane Austen.
The novel based on Jane Austen's Classic novel
Pride and Prejudice ( 1813)
zombie plague in early nineteenth century
The Bennett sisters use martial arts skills to
save people present in ball.
ball.Jane is attacked by zombies and injured
while returning from Netherfield. Home oh mr.
Elizabeth is impressed by Darcy because he is
fighting against the horde of zombies.
Marriage of Elizabeth and Darcy in between the
fear of zombie apocalypse.
2) World War Z : -
World War Z is a novel by Max Brooks, also
known as "Zombie World War".
The book was released on September 12, 2006.
follow-up to his previous book, The Zombie
As an agent of the United Nations Postwar
Commission, Brooks describes the history of
'World War Z'.
The story begins in China after an unknown
creature bites a young boy. And the virus spreads
across the world.
Here, Brooks uses the war against zombies as
pre-war which reflects the modern real world.
3) Zone One :-
1- Zone One is a 2011 novel by American author
2- The novel takes place in a post-apocalyptic United
States ravaged by zombies.
3- Zone One’s limited third-person narrator.
4- Mark Spitz,A protagonist of the novel,finds himself
in Dystopian New York City, after the Earth has been
infected by a plague that transforms humans into
5- Zombie like creatures infect living people by biting
them, Thus turning them into a fellow skel.
6- Mark Spitz and his fellow sweepers work to clean
out all skels.
7- Small area of Manhattan called Zone One.
8- Mark Spitz recalls his life before the plague.And
story of his survival.
9- Novel ends at sunday, third day of narration.
10- The world is ending again.
Novel ends as Mark Spitz walks into an invading
swarm of zombies, firing into their bloodthirsty
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