Ophelia, Gertrude, and Regicide – Hamlet II: Crash Course Literature 204

Ophelia, Gertrude, and Regicide – Hamlet II: Crash Course Literature 204

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature and today we continue our discussion of Hamlet. Mr. Green, Mr. Green, I’ve figured it out already. Hamlet has an Oedipus complex. That explains everything. No, no, no Me From the Past. As we’ve already learned, not even Oedipus had an Oedipus complex. Although your fascination […]

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Fate, Family, and Oedipus Rex: Crash Course Literature 202

Fate, Family, and Oedipus Rex: Crash Course Literature 202

Hi! I’m John Green. Welcome to Crash Course Literature. Today we’re going to talk about Oedipus. Leo Tolstoy once famously wrote that “All happy families are alike, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” And I certainly hope that there’s no family as unhappy as Oedipus’s. Ancient Greek playwrights really specialized in […]

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Doki Doki Literature Club & Frostpunk (Critique) – Chroniques de Monsieur Plouf #117

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Problems Make you Stronger – Being Spiritual During Life’s Difficulties, Challenges, and Busyness

Problems Make you Stronger – Being Spiritual During Life’s Difficulties, Challenges, and Busyness

Acharya Shree, When we experience difficulties in life, how do we remain spiritual? Absolutely, this question needed to be asked a long time ago. In the real sense difficulties or problems. They don’t make our lives slow. They make our lives even harder. Because it is a challenge. When somebody is surrounded by difficulties or […]

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The New Ant Colony, Pavement Ants!

The New Ant Colony, Pavement Ants!

Hello, and welcome to the unveiling of another Marvels of Biology ant colony. Many of you have already met The Carpenters, a Camponotus novaeboracensis colony that is growing and thriving right now, but now it is time to meet the Tetramorium species E – or pavement ant – colony. First, lets learn a bit about […]

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Hangyakolónia költöztetés kémcsőből kémcsőbe (kis kitérővideó)

Hangyakolónia költöztetés kémcsőből kémcsőbe (kis kitérővideó)

Welcome everyone in this brand new antsite video! This is just a bypass-video. In a previous one i have show you a method for how to move ants from test tube to test tube, but many of you asked: what about the colonies with many workers when the test tube goes dirty? How can we […]

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Race, Class, and Gender in To Kill a Mockingbird: Crash Course Literature 211

Race, Class, and Gender in To Kill a Mockingbird: Crash Course Literature 211

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and today we continue our discussion of To Kill a Mockingbird. So the takeaway from last week’s video about Mockingbird was this: “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view–until you climb into his skin and walk around in […]

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Like Pale Gold – The Great Gatsby Part I: Crash Course English Literature #4

Like Pale Gold – The Great Gatsby Part I: Crash Course English Literature #4

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature. So the two books most often cited as the “Great American novel” are The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and this slender beast, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The US is a country founded on the principles of freedom and equality; Huck Finn is a […]

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Invisible Man: Crash Course Literature 308

Invisible Man: Crash Course Literature 308

Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature and today we’re discussing Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man, which is not the H.G. Wells novel from 1897, THE Invisible Man. That’s a different book. This one came out in 1952, won the national book award that year. And it’s less about science experiments gone wrong, more […]

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Don’t Reanimate Corpses! Frankenstein Part 1: Crash Course Literature 205

Don’t Reanimate Corpses! Frankenstein Part 1: Crash Course Literature 205

Hi! I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and It’s alive! Mr. Green? Mr. Green? That’s my favorite part of the movie… No. No. No. No. Me From The Past don’t you dare. That line is not in the book. And Frankenstein is the doctor not the monster. Also, there is no Igor in […]

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