His Dark Materials

His Dark Materials, Golden Compass Ch. 6-9: Gyptians Assemble

We are back and fishing up part one of book one of the His Dark Materials series! Phew! In this episode, we meet the Gyptians, we explore the Great Taboo, we get five more amazing additions to our playlist…and Lyra starts to read the Alethiometer. Also, who gets the Extra award? This one might surprise you. Times:

 

0:00: Intro
0:01: Chapters 6-9, summary/characters/themes/ideas
0:50:35: Daemonology
1:01:17: Worldbuilding details: The North and more
1:06:07: The Alethiometer
1:08:34: His Dark Materials, The Playlist
1:18:15: The Extra Award
1:20:35: Wrap-up

His Dark Materials: Golden Compass Ch 1-5

Extraneous: His Dark Materials is here! Meet Melissa and Will, and delve into the beautiful story written by Philip Pullman.

0:00 — 6:12: Intro, history of the book series
6:12 — 11:28: The Epigraph, Paradise Lost, What It All Means
11:28 — 42:33: Chapter Review (1-5, Golden Compass/Northern Lights)
42:30 — 1:00: Portrait Gallery: Who we met in these chapters and the impact they made
1:00 — 1:08: Daemonology
1:08 — 1:13: Universe Building: The concepts and artifacts Pullman introduces
1:13 — 1:15: The Alethiometer! This episode’s chapters, summarized by alethiometer symbols
1:15 — 1:22: His Dark Materials, The Playlist: Will chooses five songs that summarize this episode’s reading/characters/themes
1:22 — 1:25: The Extra Award: Who was the most extra in this set of chapters?
1:25: Wrap-up!

Produced by Melissa Anelli @ Mischief Media 2019. Episode art by Alexandra Stefanel.

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