Hannah is one of the co-hosts of AnaLITical, along with her brother, Jon. She is a medical student, currently working towards a DO. She graduated with a major in Biology and a minor in Spanish.
"Everyday Use" by Alice Walker was published in 1973 and depicts the seemingly simple life of a black woman and her daughter, Maggie, preparing for a visit from her older daughter, Dee. As Dee comes to visit, Maggie is visibly nervous and the mother is apprehensive of the changes from Dee. In this episode, Hannah and Jon discuss the history of the Black Power Movement, the symbols of the common household objects, and the changes from Dee.Hannah and Jon talk about Dee's partner and how his religion may have also been influenced by the Black Power Movement. Hannah brings up the possible cause, and effects, of Maggie's disability. Jon yet again educates us on the iceberg theory and how this story may be very similar to "The Chrysanthemums" by John Steinbeck.Here are some great charities to donate to for Black History Month (or anytime!):https://www.blackgirlscode.com/https://100blackmen.org/donate/https://blackaids.org/History of the Black Power Movement (cited in the podcast): https://dp.la/primary-source-sets/the-black-power-movementAnaLITical is created, hosted, and produced by Hannah and Jon Newland.Edited by Jon Newland.Artwork by Hannah Newland, using Logomakr and is owned by Hannah and Jon Newland.Theme music is Robot Gypsy Jazz by John Bartmannm - https://johnbartmann.comWebsite design by Hannah Newland - https://analiticalpod.wixsite.com/analiticalYou can find the pod's social pages on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @analiticalpod and email us at analiticalpod@gmail.com
"One Friday Morning" by renowned writer Langston Hughes was published in 1941 and follows Nancy Lee Johnson, a high school artist. Nancy Lee is told she is to receive the Artist Club scholarship to the local art school, until the judges realize that she is black. In this episode, Hannah and Jon discuss the racism that existed - and still exists - in the United States, some background of Hughes, and the poetic nature of the short story.Hannah and Jon once again bring up colors in literature, the symbol of the stars on the flag, and what these mean for different Americans. Hannah talks about the microaggressions referenced in the story and Jon better explains the segregation that existed in the North, not just the South.Here are some great charities to donate to for Black History Month (or anytime!):https://www.blackgirlscode.com/https://100blackmen.org/donate/https://blackaids.org/History of Hughes life was obtained from https://poets.org/poet/langston-hughesAnaLITical is created, hosted, and produced by Hannah and Jon Newland.Edited by Jon Newland.Artwork by Hannah Newland, using Logomakr and is owned by Hannah and Jon Newland.Theme music is Robot Gypsy Jazz by John Bartmannm - https://johnbartmann.comWebsite design by Hannah Newland - https://analiticalpod.wixsite.com/analiticalYou can find the pod's social pages on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @analiticalpod and email us at analiticalpod@gmail.com
"The New Dress" by Virginia Woolf was written in 1924 while Woolf was writing her novel, Mrs. Dalloway. The story follows Mable Waring and her thoughts at Clarissa Dalloway's party. In this episode, Hannah and Jon discuss how the story tackles issues of class and its effects on the main character's mental health, as well as background of the author.Please note: this episode contains themes that may be difficult for some listeners. Virginia Woolf was a victim of suicide and struggled with her mental health. Please approach with caution.Hannah and Jon also discuss how colors are huge symbols and how well Woolf uses them in the story. They also bring up the important point that no matter how well written something may be, it is important to note the jaded histories of the authors.Woolf's history was obtained from "Seagull Book of Stories" an anthology edited by Joseph Kelly, as well as https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_Woolf.AnaLITical is created, hosted, and produced by Hannah and Jon Newland.Edited by Jon Newland.Artwork by Hannah Newland, using Logomakr and is owned by Hannah and Jon Newland.Theme music is Robot Gypsy Jazz by John Bartmannm - https://johnbartmann.comWebsite design by Hannah Newland - https://analiticalpod.wixsite.com/analiticalYou can find the pod's social pages on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @analiticalpod and email us at analiticalpod@gmail.com
"The Chrysanthemums" by John Steinbeck was published in 1937 and is hailed as a Classic American short story. It focuses on the Allen's - a farm family - and Elisa Allen as she tends to her chrysanthemums and encounters a peddler who wants a few of her flowers. In this episode, Hannah and Jon discuss the many symbolic meanings of the chrysanthemums, the seller and his ominous nature.Join in as Jon and Hannah begin the New Year with this saucy tale and bring up a different meaning behind flowers. Jon talks a lot about John Steinbeck's other works, and his inspirations for many of his writings, while Hannah comes pretty close to spoiling the ending to Of Mice and Men. Jon brings up another American author and "the iceberg theory" and no, it is neither the lettuce, nor the sinking mechanism of the Titanic.Steinbeck's history was obtained from "Seagull Book of Stories" an anthology edited by Joseph Kelly.AnaLITical is created, hosted, and produced by Hannah and Jon Newland.Edited by Jon Newland.Artwork by Hannah Newland, using Logomakr and is owned by Hannah and Jon Newland.Theme music is Robot Gypsy Jazz by John Bartmannm - https://johnbartmann.comWebsite design by Hannah Newland - https://analiticalpod.wixsite.com/analiticalYou can find the pod's social pages on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @analiticalpod and email us at analiticalpod@gmail.com
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25
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3
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3 hours, 49 minutes
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