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Warm Bodies Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Airport: Living Dead in DullesR's nest of zombies shambles aimlessly around an abandoned airport day after day after day. It's kind of like that time that dude from Twilight peed all over LAX t...
Narrator Point of View
First-Person Central Narrator: RWe've seen and read a million zombie stories before, but Warm Bodies does something different. It makes a zombie the narrator. Pretty much every other zombie story i...
What's Up With the Title?
R is Dead. Capital D. He's a cold body. Julie is Living. Capital L. She's a warm body. R wants to be living, to have a heart beat, a pulse. He doesn't get this feeling from his inherently destructi...
What's Up With the Epigraph?
You have known, O Gilgamesh,What interests me, To drink from the Well of Immortality.Which means to make the deadRise from their gravesAnd the prisoners from their cellsThe sinners from their sins....
What's Up With the Ending?
All You Need Is Love We've seen a lot of zombie movies: Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Shaun of the Dead, The Walking Dead. Lots of dead, and lots of dead. One thing never crossed out...
(3) Base CampZombies aren't exactly known for their brainpower. Brain-eating power, yes. Brain power, no. Still, while R, our zombie narrator, isn't the most articulate speaker, he has a wonderful...
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