S2 E8: Square Pegs

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Miranda’s Theme: Square Pegs

Ever feel like you don’t quite belong? Sometimes you’re expected to be part of a culture by default and you can’t help but just be a square peg in a round hole. That culture can be related to the country you are from, a team you are a part of, the friends you choose, or your school.

According to Chris, the phrase “square peg, round hole” was coined by Sydney Smith, who is also rumored to be the inspiration of the love interest in Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen. According to Miranda, Northanger Abbey is the square peg of Austen works.

Discover more about all these books, plus the honorable mentions, by tuning into this week’s episode.

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