Perspectives on Arcs 1-8

Perspectives on Arcs 1-8

Perspectives on Arcs 1-8
Decomposing Worm

 
 
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In this episode, Matias guides Clarence as he wanders throughWildbow’s wonderful Web-Serial for the first time. This is the Perspectives episode for Arcs 1-8, so here they brought several literary theories to look at these arcs with, focusing mostly on Foucault and Marx.

Next week is the Overview episode for Arcs 9-14, where they’ll cover the most key moments and themes from that section.

Discuss the episode and leave your Questions for Clarence and Themes and Theories for Arcs 9-14 here! https://www.reddit.com/r/Parahumans/comments/gsr7hs/decomposing_worm_episode_2_perspectives_on_arcs_18/?

Primary Citations

Eagleton, Terry. Literary Theory: an Introduction. University of Minnesota Press, 2008.

Foucault, Michel. DISCIPLINE AND PUNISH: the Birth of the Prison. PENGUIN BOOKS, 2020.

Marx, Karl, and Frederick Engels. “Manifesto of the Communist Party.” Manifesto of the Communist Party, The Communist Party, 1848, www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1848/communist-manifesto/.

McCrae, J. C. “Worm.” Worm, Wildbow, 2011, parahumans.wordpress.com/.