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Subtlety, Symbolism and Diegetic Music Return to The Walking Dead

wheelAfter two dreary episodes stuck on a single thought – look everyone, Negan’s here – Season 7 of The Walking Dead finally rolls to life.

“The Well” introduces Carol and Morgan to the Kingdom, a new setting with its own secrets. These discoveries catalyze refreshing changes in both, who have been rehashing the same tired argument since “JSS” (October 2015). Season 7’s second installment is rich in layers and symbolism, which is when The Walking Dead excels.

The very first image is a wheel (a symbol of civilization) moving forward (progression and advancement).

SPOILER WARNING – Spoilers follow for Season 7, Episode 2 of The Walking Dead

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