Learning How to Build Community Without Following the Instructions

Finding Pieces of Resistance in The Lego Movie
  • Elissa Odgren
Part of the Transgressions: Cultural Studies and Education book series (TRANS, volume 95)


My sole intention in watching The Lego Movie (Lin, Lee, Lord, & Miller, 2014) trailer was to find out why everyone else liked it so much. When the trailer began, I immediately recognized the song “Everything is AWESOME!!!” (Patterson, Bartholomew, Harriton, & The Lonely Island, 2014) that my colleagues had been singing for months.


Public Pedagogy Popular Culture Adult Education Adult Learning Female Character 
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  • Elissa Odgren
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  1. 1.Werklund School of EducationUniversity of CalgaryCanada

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