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My sister and I talk about how the themes of Handmaid’s Tale relate to society today and the different messages Atwood was trying to send via her story.
Sisters Megan and Lindsey Thiesfeld discuss the books Special Topics in Calamity Physics and A Separate Peace
High school student Elisabeth Bieber interviews a fellow parishioner and mentor on the spirituality and religious teachings of the Catholic Church in Silence by Shusaku Endo. Part 2 of my interview! Part 1 got cut short because of technical difficulties,...
In this episode of Literary Experience, high school seniors Jay Liu and Andrew Li discuss the Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. They talk about personal experiences relating to the book and various interesting aspects of the novel.
Drury and Dugan discuss the challenges of finding one’s path in the world, blooming in the face of darkness, and influencial people and events. Also mentioning various books that have stuck with them and hopes for the future.
In this interview, Alyssa and Monica discuss the most pivotal moments in the novel, why the book was recommended, and the differences between the novel and movie.
In this recording High School students Lauren and Brianna discuss the many important characters in the book and how the plot of the book differs from other totalitarian governments
In this interview, we discussed Sami’s reading history and how it’s affected his choice of literature today. We also discuss the effects reading has had on Sami’s thoughts, and some other insights stemming from literature.
Kelly Summerwill (my mom) explains her reading experience and recommendations for Annie Schulz (me) before graduating Highschool.
In this recordimg, Nicolette and her mother, Bianca, debrief through the novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” and discuss the biggest takeways, themes, characters, and more.
This is an interview between beloved AP Literature & Compostion student Natalie Niesen and the IT Director at her summer internship company of three years. They discuss Manny’s book recommendation (1984 by George Orwell) and the deeply intellectual and philosophical...
In this interview I talk with my mother about her past and present reading experiences. She recommends the book “The Five People You Meet In Heaven” by Mitch Albom and talks about how it has affected her in life.
A student and her former history teacher discuss the argument Life of Pi presents on religion and the power of the human spirit.
Brother and sister discuss key life moments and how they reflected the message of The Goldfinch
Today I interviewed my mom and we talked about a book she recommended I read.
In this recording, student Kayla Byrne and her mother and neurologist Dr. Armita Bijari do a follow up interview after reading the book Jane Eyre to discuss why it was such a valuable read.
In this recording, Hinsdale Central students Kiernan Lynch and Rachel Fuechtman discuss their thoughts on “A Tale of Two Cities” and how they interpreted the characters and themes.
We speak about themes and America in the 20’s.
Caroline Woodward interviews her twin brother on the novel The Great Gatsby
In this recording, mother and daughter Grace and Sue Kennedy discuss the Great Gatsby and why Sue recommended the book to Grace. The two also discuss how a book attains literary merit, and what impact reading has on our daily...
Michelle and Joie discuss aspects of “The Alchemist” and how these aspects can be seen in our daily lives.
In this recording, high school student Arya Chawla talks with her mother Sri about the most pivotal novel she has read, and what she would recommend high school students to read.
In this recording, Daniel interviews James about his reading life and culture, how it has affected him thus far in his life, and his book recommendation.
My mom, a Speech and Comminications Major, talked with me about how books have impacted her childhood all the way through her current life. I close with asking her for a few literary fiction recommendations.
John Gachich and his son, Michael Gachich, probe into the reasons behind Orwell’s writing of the famous novel, “1984,” and the intricacies of certain book events in comparison to the world we live in. Various symbols are discussed, and theories...