This essay focuses on aesthetic significance and impact.A zombie (Haitian French: zombi, Haitian Creole: zonbi) is a mythological undead corporeal revenant created through the reanimation of a corpse. Zombies are most commonly in horror and fantasy genre works.
A zombie (Haitian French: zombi, Haitian Creole: zonbi) is a mythological undead corporeal revenant create through the reanimation of a corpse. Zombies are most commonly found in horror and fantasy genre works. The term comes from Haitian folklore, in which a zombie is a dead body reanimate through various methods, most commonly magic. Modern depictions of the reanimation of the dead do not necessarily involve magic but often invoke science fictional methods such as carriers, radiation,
The English word “zombie” was first record in 1819. A history of Brazil by the poet Robert Southey, in the form of “zombi”. The Oxford English Dictionary gives the word’s origin as West African. Compares it to the Kongo words nzambi (god) and zumbi or nzumbi (fetish). Some authors also compare it to the Kongo word (ghost, revenant. Corpse that still retains the soul), (nvumbi) (body without a soul). A Kimbundu-to-Portuguese dictionary from 1903 defines the relate word nzumbi as soul. A later Kimbundu–Portuguese dictionary defines it as being a “
“. One of the first books to expose Western culture to the concept of the voodoo zombie was W. B. Seabrook’s The Magic Island (1929), the sensationalized account of a narrator who encounters voodoo cults in Haiti and their resurrect thralls.
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