Chapter 3.8 – Learning From Pandora

Chapter 3.8 – Learning From Pandora Lit Think Podcast

Alicia and Sarah take a walk on the wild side through their environmental analysis of the movie Avatar. They talk allusions, hubris, colonialism, and care for the planet. At the end of the discussion, they talk about the things they've been reading, watching, and analyzing outside of the classroom.And Sarah’s dogs apologize for their barking ten minutes into the conversation.Literary terms of the week: sophrosyne, hubris, Pandora, avatar, and barbarian/savageSign up for the newsletter and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.Music by Craig HarmannCover art by Matt Holman This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit litthinkpodcast.substack.com

Chapter 3.7 – Bennets by Some Other Names

Chapter 3.7 – Bennets by Some Other Names Lit Think Podcast

Alicia and Sarah explore the value of quality adaptations, particularly adaptations of Pride and Prejudice. Both Bride and Prejudice and Fire Island give us the opportunity to look at a classic story through a modern lens. At the end of the discussion, they talk about the things they've been reading, watching, and analyzing outside of the classroom.Literary terms of the week: adaptation, classic, diversity and representationSign up for the newsletter and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.Music by Craig HarmannCover art by Matt Holman This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit litthinkpodcast.substack.com

Chapter 3.6 – Lit-Brain Obsession

Chapter 3.6 – Lit-Brain Obsession Lit Think Podcast

Alicia and Sarah embrace their darker side to discuss all things zombie with a particular focus on the feature film Zombieland. At the end of the discussion, they talk about the things they've been reading, watching, and analyzing outside of the classroom.Literary terms of the week: monstered other, zombie, satireSign up for the newsletter and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.Music by Craig HarmannCover art by Matt Holman This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit litthinkpodcast.substack.com

Chapter 3.5 – Poverty and Perception in the Marsh

Chapter 3.5 – Poverty and Perception in the Marsh Lit Think Podcast

Alicia and Sarah discuss the movie adaptation of the novel Where the Crawdads Sing. They discuss the role of prejudice and oppression related to poverty and gender and the presence of naturalism throughout both the novel and movie. At the end of the discussion, they talk about the things they've been reading, watching, and analyzing outside of the classroom.Literary terms of the week: cycle of oppression, prejudice, isolationSign up for the newsletter and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.Music by Craig HarmannCover art by Matt Holman This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit litthinkpodcast.substack.com

Chapter 3.4 – Girl Versus an Empire

Chapter 3.4 – Girl Versus an Empire Lit Think Podcast

Alicia and Sarah bring history and comic book nerddom together in their discussion of the Disney+ original series, Ms. Marvel. At the end of the discussion, they talk about the things they've been reading, watching, and analyzing outside of the classroom.Literary terms of the week: others, differentness, unhomelinessSign up for the newsletter and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.Music by Craig HarmannCover art by Matt Holman This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit litthinkpodcast.substack.com

Chapter 3.3 – Dino Ethics

Chapter 3.3 – Dino Ethics Podcast

Alicia and Sarah discuss the Jurassic Park/World franchise and connections to science fiction in the classroom, particularly Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. At the end of the discussion, they talk about the things they've been reading, watching, and analyzing outside of the classroom.Literary terms of the week: stereotype, character archetypeSign up for the newsletter and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.Music by Craig HarmannCover art by Matt Holman This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit litthinkpodcast.substack.com

Chapter 3.2 – Mid-life Hero’s Crisis

Chapter 3.2 – Mid-life Hero's Crisis Podcast

Alicia and Sarah discuss their love for the Star Wars franchise and the latest installment from Disney+, Obi-Wan Kenobi. They look at Obi-Wan as both the wise guide and the middle-aged hero of his own story. At the end of the discussion, they talk about the things they've been reading, watching, and analyzing outside of the classroom.Literary terms of the week: allusion, monomyth, hero’s journeySign up for the newsletter and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.Music by Craig HarmannCover art by Matt Holman This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit litthinkpodcast.substack.com

Chapter 3.1 – Schooling Our Stereotypes

Chapter 3.1 – Schooling Our Stereotypes Podcast

In the first episode of season three, Alicia and Sarah discuss changes for the next season of Lit Think and then analyze the role of stereotypes and archetypes in the hit ABC show, Abbott Elementary. At the end of the discussion, they talk about the things they've been reading, watching, and analyzing outside of the classroom.Literary terms of the week: stereotype, character archetypeSign up for the newsletter and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.Music by Craig HarmannCover art by Matt Holman This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit litthinkpodcast.substack.com

Chapter 2.20 – Hiding Behind Words

Chapter 2.20 – Hiding Behind Words Lit Think Podcast

In the last episode of season two, Alicia and Sarah discuss the power of writing and words through their analysis of the new motion picture adaptation of the 2018 musical Cyrano. They discuss the different versions of the classic tale throughout literary history, the prevalence of love triangles in stories, and the destructive power of pride. At the end of the discussion, they talk about the things they've been reading, watching, and analyzing outside of the classroom.Sign up for the newsletter and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.Music by Craig HarmannCover art by Matt Holman This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit litthinkpodcast.substack.com

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Chapter 2.19 – Only Podcasts in This Building

Chapter 3.8 – Learning From Pandora Lit Think Podcast

Alicia and Sarah take a walk on the wild side through their environmental analysis of the movie Avatar. They talk allusions, hubris, colonialism, and care for the planet. At the end of the discussion, they talk about the things they've been reading, watching, and analyzing outside of the classroom.And Sarah’s dogs apologize for their barking ten minutes into the conversation.Literary terms of the week: sophrosyne, hubris, Pandora, avatar, and barbarian/savageSign up for the newsletter and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.Music by Craig HarmannCover art by Matt Holman This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit litthinkpodcast.substack.com
  1. Chapter 3.8 – Learning From Pandora
  2. Chapter 3.7 – Bennets by Some Other Names
  3. Chapter 3.6 – Lit-Brain Obsession
  4. Chapter 3.5 – Poverty and Perception in the Marsh
  5. Chapter 3.4 – Girl Versus an Empire

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