Kasie and Rex continued the discussion on theme, symbolism, and motifs.
Leaving aside that we’re both of the generation totally fu**ed by Alanis Morissette’s inaccurate read of “irony,” and that hyperbole is So.Everywhere. that we probably don’t need an episode on it, and directing you all to the other episodes we did on archetypes (Episode 181 The Fool, Episode 72 Feminine Archetypes, and Episode 45 Cliche Characters), this may very well be our last deep-dive literary devices episode. But who knows.
We didn’t expect motifs to go into a second week. And yet here we are.
Themes, symbols, and motifs are frequently treated together when taught, but they’re different (link):
Full show notes (cusswords and all ) out on the blog here.