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Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and I’m back! Over the next ten weeks we’re going to read a bunch of books together. I got some of them right here. We’re going to read Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, Lord of the Flies by William Golding (my least […]

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Their Eyes Were Watching God: Crash Course Literature 301

Their Eyes Were Watching God: Crash Course Literature 301

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature and your eyes are watching me, but Their Eyes Are Watching God. I’d like to apologize to my friends and family for that joke. Anyway today we’re discussing Zora Neale Hurston’s brilliant novel of a woman’s self-realization and empowerment. Or, possibly, a cautionary tale about the […]

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Langston Hughes & the Harlem Renaissance: Crash Course Literature 215

Langston Hughes & the Harlem Renaissance: Crash Course Literature 215

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and today we’re going to discuss the poetry of Langston Hughes. So the Harlem Renaissance was an early 20th Century movement in which writers and artists of color explored what it means to be an artist, what it means to be black, and what it means […]

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