Narrative theory horror


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Zombie plot with the first three sections of Todorov's theory, Good vs Evil and Human vs Inhuman from Levi Strauss theory of binary opposites and the villain, hero, donor/dispatcher, false hero and princess from Propp's theory

Storyboard Text

  • A girl is running to meet her friends for a holiday. She yells at them to "wait up".
  • Tracking behind the group as they drive through the countryside. Non-diegetic sound: Born to be wild.
  • Immortui exsurge a mortuis
  • The non-diegetic sound fades out when the friends arrive at their cabin. The girl walks up to the end of the pier and looks out upon the lake. We can hear how peaceful and quiet it is.
  • The friends find some alcohol, which all but the main girl begin to drink. The goth starts taunting the nerd for not being as daring as she, which enrages him and he declares he will participate in a dare
  • Nerd reads the book that the gothisc girl gives to him, which is actually a spell.
  • In the dark and silence we see a zombie, groaning, rising out of the ground.
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