Twd denial

Denial is a recurring theme in The Walking Dead. It is the the action of declaring something to be untrue. It is a common theme in The Walking Dead, seen after the loss of a family member or close friend, or when a character chooses not to believe a horrific event has occurred.


Comic Series

TV Series

Companion Series

  • Suzanne refuses the fact that her husband is undead and she lets him out of the bathroom and he bites her neck. (Flight 462)

Video Game

Dead Reckoning

Social Game

  • Summer denies that her parents are dead and later runs away. (Social Game)
  • Ed and Greg reveal that they had a hard time believing that the zombie apocalypse was actually happening. (Social Game)
  • Max denies that Nathan is dead, but later comes to terms with his death. (Social Game)

Novel Series

Abstract BetrayalCliffhangersDenialDepressionDistrustDiscriminationEnvyFearForeshadowingForgivenessHumanityHumorHopePrideRegretReligionRevengeSacrificeSanitySecrecyTeamwork
Realistic AmputationsCannibalismDecapitationsHeroismLeadershipNicknamesPunishmentSuicideTeamwork
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