People. It's obvious. The scissors are the Fate's scissors. They symbolize death. Death would stop someone's brain from working. But it wouldn't make their body shrink or anything. A zombie of that person would be just as strong, but very stupid. The scissors symbolize death. Although the other theory is funny, it doesn't make much sense.
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This was clearly used in a photo shoot, I like the way the hand has also been made up like a skeleton, against the clothing it stands out and the way the hair is all messy it represents death and how nothing is perfect.