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ERIC Number: EJ1147191
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jun
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1463-9491
I'm Not Afraid: Zombies, Video Games, and Life after Death
Roselló, Jarod
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, v18 n2 p145-161 Jun 2017
My daughter has always been drawn to the frightening and the spooky, with a special interest in zombies. When she was four years old, she and I played a zombie video game together which instigated a series of zombie-related events. This article is a collection of metonymic moments rendered in comics and writing, that revisits these events as memories and experiences grouped conceptually, aesthetically, and narratively around zombies. Presented as a series of narrative fragments, this article explores the tension between parenthood and childhood, and considers the chaotic, unpredictable, and pedagogical entanglements between storytelling, literacy, drawing, and playing.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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