As with many things in life, a fight between two English nerds begins to sound an awful lot like a Pokemon match after a while. I’m not quite sure why that is, but I guess the glorified game of rock, paper, scissors is part of the charm of the Pokemon franchise.
Also, literary theory taken out of context really sounds silly to argue about.
HOBO: Then I'd counter with a deconstruction argument telling you that there are no other syllabi outside of this syllabus.
AMANDA: What are they doing?
MEGAN: Playing intellectual Pokemon.