'Me Fail English? That's Unpossible': Studying Literature with 'The Simpsons'
How does looking at popular takes on classic texts elucidate literary themes and help keep them relevant? In this lesson, students analyze an episode of "The Simpsons" that is a take-off on a literary classic by comparing it to the original work. They then pitch a new "Simpsons" episode based on a text they are currently studying in class.
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Literature, Popular Culture
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