article explores the narrative strategy of Anthropomorphism of penguins: Spy in the huddle, the BBC wildlife documentary miniseries launched in
2013 which avail itself of anthropomorphized subjects to bring the series with
entertaining and intriguing. It takes the rules and moral norms of human
society to explain the behavior of animals by intentional erasure of the
animality of subjects depicted with the fictitious personalities and attempts
to seek out a relation of affinity and balance between animals and human
beings. With the resourceful application of the anthropomorphic strategy, much wider significance based on natural
aesthetics was cognizant of by a mass audience.
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Zhao, X. and Zou, X. (2017). Spy in the Huddle: Expression of Anthropomorphized Subjects in the Wildlife Documentary. Open Access Library Journal, 4, e3788. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1103788.