Glee recap: 'Jagged Little Tapestry'

January 17, 2015 6:17 AM

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Be true to yourself. There are people in this world who will try to convince you to think a certain way, act a certain way, or pretend you are something you’re not. They say that honesty is the best policy, but what good is that motto if you don’t apply this knowledge to your own life? Fabricating truths to impress or appease others is sadly a common struggle for many people, and Glee tackled this issue head on with a multitude of storylines. These moments of self-revelation were soundtracked by the lyrics of two remarkable women who once released iconic breakup albums. At first the breakup theme seemed odd, but if anyone knows exactly who they are, it’s Alanis Morissette and Carole King. Or maybe, it’s ironic. Don’t you think?

When Rachel and Kurt decide this week’s assignment is an Alanis and Carole mashup, I became very nervous. Will the newbies even know the sheer brilliance of Jagged Little Pill? Has it really been 20 years since Alanis’ angry voice belted out from the car speakers? What about Carole? She’s from an ev...

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