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Keep Fighting: Critical Dystopia in The Last of Us

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posted on 14.02.2022, 20:31 authored by Habiba Abudu
My MRP studies the video game The Last of Us (TLOU) as a critical dystopian text. Four scenes were analyzed using Multimodal Discourse Analysis (MMDA) which looks at images, sounds, and texts. MMDA—in a cohesive way—depicts a dichotomy between city and natural environments. By studying TLOU, I can see the mechanics used to create a dystopian environment to warn about the dangers we face in crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

History

Language

English

Degree

Master of Professional Communication

Program

Professional Communication

Granting Institution

Ryerson University

LAC Thesis Type

MRP

Thesis Advisor

Sibo Chen