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Utilitarianism In Zombieland

analytical Essay
400 words
400 words
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Typically, in a zombie film we would have an interesting and charismatic protagonist who is a professional when it comes to eliminating zombies. However, this film challenges some of the more conventional of zombie films by having a main character who is slightly ‘dorky’ yet experienced. We can tell this through his voice in the opening narration as he sounds very young to be the kind of person in a zombie film. Compared to other movies where zombies are represented in a more comedic way, the zombie element of “Zombieland” is serious but combined with the humor from the narrator which it still comes across as witty.
The ‘rules’ about surviving in Zombieland are explained by the protagonist in a comedic light which helps set the tone for the

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how "zombieland" challenges conventional zombie films by having a slightly 'dorky' but experienced main character. the zombie element is serious but combined with humor from the narrator.
  • Analyzes how the ‘rules’ about surviving in zombieland are explained by the protagonist in a comedic light which helps set the tone for the film.
  • Analyzes how the narrative given by the protagonist is calm and comedic, which shows that he is used to the world and tries to make light of it. there is a lot of blood and gore in this opening scene.
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