Romance and Relationships


Kass Morgan joins us to discuss the romance genre and relationship stories in general.

Mentioned in the episode:

Cheryl’s blog post about Romance tropes

The 100: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sense_and_Sensibility

Eleanor and Park: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_%26_Park

Sense and Sensibility: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sense_and_Sensibility

Pride and Prejudice: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pride_and_Prejudice

Cheryl’s review of a Pride and Prejudice adaptation

Ann of Green Gables: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbClLH8nvUM

Emma: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emma_(novel)

Rust and Bone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jg7skcyYolU

Titanic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCy5WQ9S4c0

Much Ado About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9IP1fQb9gg

Blue Valentine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oiY7W7nDeE

Monsoon Wedding: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjQjw-UyAX0

As You Like It: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/As_You_Like_It

Annie Hall: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsHwIBR6ivA

(500) Days of Summer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tJoIaXZ0rw

Vicky Christina Barcelona: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-RdUcXAKiw

Sleepless in Seattle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4Ll-xXjjXc

When Harry Met Sally: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-bsf2x-aeE

Theory of Everything: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUayjO_KgsQ

Jennifer Crusie: http://www.jennycrusie.com/

Twilight: http://stepheniemeyer.com/twilightseries.html

Harry Potter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cL527bg0II

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One Response to “Romance and Relationships”

  1. Kellie B July 29, 2015 at 8:41 am #

    Brilliant episode. Thoroughly enjoy your podcasts. This highlights the thing I absolutely love (and LOATH!) in romances! Handy to listen to.

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