The Handmaids Tale Part 1: Crash Course Literature #403

The Handmaids Tale Part 1: Crash Course Literature #403

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course Literature and last week we wrapped up our discussion of George Orwell’s 1984. Lately here at Crash Course, we’ve been a bit preoccupied with dystopias — which is to say, imagined futures where things have gone horribly wrong. You know, as opposed to the present. I’ve always […]

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Handmaids Tale Part 2: Crash Course Literature #404

I’m John Green and this is Crash Course Literature. So some of you might be familiar with Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale from the Hulu series starring Elisabeth Moss, which is a great show. It’s especially enjoyable if your favorite emotional experiences are fear, loathing, and waking nightmares. But the book is even better. Now, […]

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