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!

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,

McCrae, J. C. “Worm.” Worm, Wildbow, 2011,