Perspectives on Arcs 1-8
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/?
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/.