Chapter 3.3 - Dino Ethics
Science fiction, literature, and the Jurassic Park/World franchise
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 archetype
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Music by Craig Harmann
Cover art by Matt Holman
Why Jurassic World: Dominion?
30-second summary can be found here
Still showing in theaters and available for streaming on Amazon Prime and Apple TV
Literary analysis focus for episode: Science Fiction
Science Fiction (social commentary & what if)
Feminist lens for analysis
Theme Development: Science Fiction and stories of caution
What are we enjoying right now?
Alicia: The First Lady (TV on Showtime), The Sentence (Louise Erdrich)
Sarah: Beautiful Little Fools by Jillian Cantor (book), Elvis (movie)
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