Lit Life: Mitchell Anderson and James Anderson discuss the relevance and significance of two novels.

In this recording, son and father discuss the life lessons and takeaways from the two books “The Picture of Dorian Gray” written by Oscar Wilde and “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” by Ken Kesey, and also how much of...

Discussing a Novel – The Prophet

Seniors in high school, Mohammed and Zayd, discuss their thoughts on The Prophet. They recall relatable passages and explain why reading such a work is important, especially as developing Muslim teenagers.

Lit Life: Sarah and Mary Holland discuss the themes present in the 1982 novel "The Color Purple" and what can be learned from them.

In this discussion, grandmother and granddaughter talk about the importance of the lessons that "The Color Purple" presents. They discuss significant characters and how they contribute to the reader's understanding of topics such as religion, women's rights, and identity within...

Lit Life: Lily Fuchs and Daniel Scheldrup discuss White Noise.

In this recording, the teacher and student discuss the lessons in White Noise, and the recurring theme of death and human materialism.

Lit Life: Philip Fan and Audrey Carter talk about The Things They Carried.

In this recording, high school seniors Philip Fan and Audrey Carter discuss the significance of storytelling in The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien.

Lit Life: Evan Eldridge and Michael Leibrock discuss the play, "Oedipus Rex"

In this interview, stepfather and son discuss whether or not we can control our own destinies and what Sophocles meant in his play, "Oedipus Rex".

Navdeep Natt and Jennifer Scherbauer talk about Dantes, Alexandre Dumas, Romanticism, and the French Revolution's influence on the book.

In this interview, Navdeep Natt and famuily friend Jennifer Scherbauer discuss the immense changes in Edmond Dantes, including his character and intelligence. They then discuss how Alexandre Dumas, his father, and Romantic ideals post French Revolution ultimately shaped the book...

Lit Life: Marcos Lopez II and Angelique Lopez talk about the similarities between literary and real Hispanic families.

In this recording, a son and his mother discuss the familial lessons conveyed in Marquéz’s 100 Years’ of Solitude. Examining the parallels and differences between the Buendía and our families to distinguish between Marquéz’s depiction of family for literary purposes...

Lit Life: Kathleen R. and her grandmother discuss the characters in Pride and Prejudice.

In this recording, a granddaughter and grandmother discuss the character’s motivations for their actions in Pride and Prejudice.