The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy | The Great American Read

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy | The Great American Read
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy | The Great American Read
Description

Douglas Adams' 1979 novel, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, is a comedic satire on society, bureaucracy, and closed-mindedness. Former NFL player Chris Kluwe shares his love of the novel, and suggests why it helped to popularize the phrase "Don't Panic," among other things. And expert Baratunde Thurston thinks of it as an absurdist, post modernist, non-linear way to create a story world.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

  • Watch a video segment and answer contextual questions.
  • Build vocabulary, reading and listening comprehension skills
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