This week: animals in literature!

 

Animals are everywhere! As symbols, as characters, and as indicators of the supernatural.

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In contrast to the Elizabethan Christian idea of the Great Chain of Being, which makes animals subservient to humans, a modern Christian movement for environmental stewardship values all life and entrusts humans to responsibly take care of it.

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On of the most influential albums, production-wise, features goats on the sleeve.

beachboys

 

Today’s harmonica segment: what’s your relationship to animals? Love them? Allergic to them? Tweet us your thoughts @hardcoverradio!

 

Thanks for listening!

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