Chapter 3.14 – Every Genre All at Once – Lit Think Podcast
Alicia and Sarah change directions in the superhero world with their discussion of the Academy Award winning film, Everything Everywhere All at Once. They look at culture, relationships, the superhero motif, and all things multiverse. At the end of this week’s discussion, they talk about the things they've been reading, watching, and analyzing outside of the classroom.Literary terms of the week: Cultural integrity, Exoticism, Superhero, MultiverseSign up for the newsletter and follow us on Instagram and Facebook.Music by Craig HarmannCover art by Matt HolmanShow notes:30-second summary* Why Everything Everywhere All at Once?* ShowtimeLiterary terms of the week:* A Guide to Selecting Multicultural Literature* Cultural Integrity* Avoidance of Exoticism* READ, READ, READ* 6 Common Plot Elements of Superhero Fiction* An urban metropolis setting* A superpower, often enabled by a specialized item* A dramatic origin story* A secret identity* A supervillain adversary* An iconic sidekick* Multiverse* Term first used in 1895 “to refer to the confusing moral meaning of natural phenomena and not to other possible universes”* Immigrant double identity* Choices* Physics-based evidence and theoryWhat are we enjoying right now?* Alicia: Animal Control (TV on Hulu), Poetry Unbound (Padraig O. Tuama)* Sarah: Orphan Train by Christine Baker Kline (book), Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (movie)Related episodesPlease “like” by clicking on the ❤ and share this post with your friends, colleagues, and fellow lit thinkers.Thanks for reading Lit Think Podcast! Subscribe for free to never miss a post and support our work. 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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