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The walking dead psychology - unauthorized [electronic resource] : Psych of the Living Dead. Travis Langley.

Langley, Travis. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781454917380 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Sterling, 2015.

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Summary, etc.: The characters of The Walking Dead live in a desolate postapocalyptic world, filled with relentless violence and death. In reality, how would such never-ending trauma affect the psyche? By understanding the psychological forces that drive the show's action, fans can better grasp this compelling fictional universe. Is the Governor a psychopath, a sociopath, or neither? What does Terror Management Theory tell us about what it means to constantly fight for survival—as Rick must? What is the emotional cost of killing a walker or even another living person? What is groupthink and how does it affect the decisions made by the people of Terminus, Woodbury, and Rick's gang? In 19 essays from a range of esteemed contributors, a foreword by John Russo, cocreator of Night of the Living Dead, plus "Case Files" sidebars by editor Travis Langley, The Walking Dead Psychology answers these and many other questions in a way sure to fascinate the show's millions of...
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Subject: Nonfiction.
Literary Criticism.
Performing Arts.
Psychology.
Genre: Electronic books.

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