Alicia and Sarah talk through the young adult novel Cinder, a dystopian sci-fi retelling of the Cinderella fairy tale. They discuss the Cinderella trope, dystopias, pandemics, sci-fi, and post-apocalyptic literature in the 21st century.
At the end of the discussion, they talk about the things they’ve been reading, watching, and analyzing outside of the classroom.
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Editor’s note: There were technical difficulties during the taping of this episode. We apologize for the sound issues at the beginning and the end of the episode.
Music by Craig Harmann
Cover art by Matt Holman