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  • Life Of Pi

    Life Of Pi

    he novel begins with the author describing in an author’s note his travels to India, where he meets a man named Francis Adirubasamy in a coffeehouse in Pondicherry. His response to the author’s claim that he needs inspiration is “I have a story that will make you believe in God.” After which he refers the author to Piscine Patel in Toronto, who immediately begins to tell his own story, starting in Chapter 1. As a

    969 Mots / 4 Pages
  • Life Of Pi

    Life Of Pi

    ANALYSIS: vocabulary buoy = bouée drown = couler There is a film made after the novel which will be released on 19th December 2012 in France. You can watch the trailer at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9Hjrs6WQ8M Story before the passage: Pi was aboard a ship which left Pondicherie for Canada and which has just sunk (= coulé) with all his family inside. They were supposed to settle in Canada and start a new life. Story in the passage:

    1 822 Mots / 8 Pages
  • The other in literature - life of Pi

    The other in literature - life of Pi

    L’autre en littérature L’autre en littérature : 5 minutes presentation The theme “the other in literature” will be dealt with through the literary animal encounter of Life of Pi. This novel was written by Canadian writer Yann Martel in 2001 and then adapted by film director Ang Lee in 2012. The first part of the book narrates the life of Pi as a child, mainly how he grew up in an India zoo, in Pondichery.

    746 Mots / 3 Pages
  • The Life Of Martin Luther King Jr Ans Rosa Pack

    The Life Of Martin Luther King Jr Ans Rosa Pack

    Martin Luther King, Jr was born in Atlanta , Georgia, On January 15th il 1929. He Became a minister in the chruch, just like his father. The laws in many of the southern states weren’t fair to Afrian Americans. The african Americans weren’t allowed to vote, sot hey couldn’t change the laws of these states. It wasn ‘t possible for one person alone to change this. Martin Luther King, Jr made a lot of powerful

    311 Mots / 2 Pages
  • The life of camus

    The life of camus

    Camus fait un premier constat : « Se tuer, dans un sens, et comme au mélodrame, c’est avouer. C’est avouer qu’on est dépassé par la vie ou qu’on ne la comprend pas. » Serait-ce à dire que la lucidité nous pousse un peu trop loin, dans un univers où le mystère est trop grand, sans limite, abyssal ? La lucidité contrarie les habitudes, elle est comme un grain de sable, troublant les nécessités du quotidien.

    305 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Economy, the dream and the pursuit of a wonderful life of a family average

    Economy, the dream and the pursuit of a wonderful life of a family average

    Economy: 经济 Foreword, The dream and the pursuit of a wonderful life of the family average are intimately linked to the economic development and to the politics of a country. During 1960s and 1970s, "three desires" of any Chinese family were, a watch, a bicycle and a sewing machine. In the decade 1980, a television set, a refrigerator and a washing machine became "three dreams". Then in the 1990s, they still changed to become a

    1 211 Mots / 5 Pages
  • The Quest for Freedom in Charles Johnson’s Middle Passage and Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

    The Quest for Freedom in Charles Johnson’s Middle Passage and Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

    Introduction Thomas Lewis in his article “Transatlantic Slave Trade” claims that, “Transatlantic slave trade, segment of the global slave trade that transported between 10 million and 12 million enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas from the 16 the to the 19th century” (Lewis 1). African slaves were brought from Africa through the Middle Passage, which was the central part of the triangle trade “whereby goods were bought from Europe to exchange for

    34 290 Mots / 138 Pages
  • Myths and heroes: the life of pirates.

    Myths and heroes: the life of pirates.

    First, A hero is a person who is admired for their courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. It can be the main character in a book or a film or a person with superhuman qualities. And A myth is a story that may or may not be true. We took as an example in the chapter myth and heroes, the life of pirates. we saw, how we can qualify the pirates. I can say the

    661 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Life of Cynwrig

    Life of Cynwrig

    Task 1 The life of Cynwrig I will tell you this time the story of Marcus Salvius Corvus who is with his path a perfect example of the romanization policy. Cynwrig after his birth name, son of Drustan was born in AD 50 in Venta Silurum. His tribe, the Silures is well-known for being a powerful and warlike tribe. He receive a celtic education and was particularly affect by the Boudicca’s rebellion in AD 60-61.

    514 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Literary analysis : the secret life of bees

    Literary analysis : the secret life of bees

    Literary Analysis: Outline: Hello, today I will talk about “The secret life of bees” my excerpt begins on page 18 with “After my morning…” and ends on page 20 at the end of the paragraph. So, I will begin by briefly summarize the article who is linked with my excerpt, then I will talk about the author’s intention, I will move on to the situation and the summary, then I will talk about the division,

    1 914 Mots / 8 Pages
  • The history of Pi

    The history of Pi

    Recently I have a book that left its mark on me, it is called: The History of Pi in French and: Life of Pi, written by Yann Martel and published in 2001. It tells the story of the hero, Piscine Molitor "Pi" a young Indian, who explores questions of spirituality from childhood He crosses the Pacific Ocean for 227 days in a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger. His name comes from his uncle in tribute

    295 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Synthèse Myths and Heroes : to what extent there is many people who have improved the life of the black American community?

    Synthèse Myths and Heroes : to what extent there is many people who have improved the life of the black American community?

    Dorian Conchon Myths and heroes Today I am going to deal with the notion of Myths and Heroes which refers to a person with great nobility and who has achieved a lot of exploits that led them to be beloved by everyone. A myth is an oral story which can or cannot be true but he is a mysterious legend which went through generations. To illustrate this notion I will talk about the segregation and

    967 Mots / 4 Pages
  • Spaces and exchanges : What attracts Immigrants to live in the USA and what does the actual life of an Immigrant look like?

    Spaces and exchanges : What attracts Immigrants to live in the USA and what does the actual life of an Immigrant look like?

    Today, I’m going to talk about one of the four notions studied this year which is “SPACES AND EXCHANGES”. In our modern world, an exchange can take many forms. It could be an exchange of information or a transfer of money for example. But since my focus will be directed on Immigrants, I’ll define these exchanges as a movement of people. Immigration Waves happen in different spaces but I’ll be focusing on one specific country;

    290 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Life of Victor Hugo

    Life of Victor Hugo

    Victor Hugo is a celebrated French Romantic author best known for his poetry and his novels, including 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' and 'Les Misérables.' Who Was Victor Hugo? Victor Hugo was a French poet and novelist who, after training as a lawyer, embarked on the literary career. He became one of the most important French Romantic poets, novelists and dramatists of his time, having assembled a massive body of work while living in Paris,

    575 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Recommandation Communication Tee Of Life

    Recommandation Communication Tee Of Life

    Agence génératrice de Buzzzzz Sabrina Abed Abed.sabrina@gmail.com Léa EgrelonLeah.egrelon@gmail.com Laurie Goujon laurie.goujon@live.fr Florian MalitourneMalitourne.f@gmail.com Damien Nunes damiennunes@pejfrance.org Valentin Thomasvthomas.pro@gmail.com  Introduction Être plutôt que paraître ? Ce dilemme existentiel est a priori rapidement tranché dans une société de consommation où les apparences sont reines. En effet il est plus facile de porter un tee-shirt validé par tous, car « à la mode », que d’enfiler un tee-shirt reflétant des revendications plus personnelles. Le tee-shirt, vêtement intemporel

    7 956 Mots / 32 Pages
  • Myths and heroes: How the myth of the American dream influenced people’s life and can we still believe in it? What is a modern-day hero? How have they made an impact on our lives?

    Myths and heroes: How the myth of the American dream influenced people’s life and can we still believe in it? What is a modern-day hero? How have they made an impact on our lives?

    1 / 2 Introduction: I’m going to talk about the notion of “Myths and heroes”. Myths and heroes refer to tales, legends, fictional stories and characters… A myth is a traditional story related to a country’s culture and history. A hero is someone who inspires people thanks to his noble qualities and a hero takes place mostly in a myth. But it seems that they are also still present in real life, they are created

    816 Mots / 4 Pages
  • What are the impacts/avantages and drawbacks of social networks on our future life ?

    What are the impacts/avantages and drawbacks of social networks on our future life ?

    Anglais Today I am going to talk about social networks. A social network is a website or an application which is free, you just have to give your personnal informations. It’s a way of communication and to be close to people. So what are the impacts/avantages and drawbacks of social networks on our future life ? To illustrate the notion of Porgress, we studied in class the theme of Facebook, and the person who have

    676 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Idea of progress (BAC): How has progress allowed us to make our modern-day life better ?

    Idea of progress (BAC): How has progress allowed us to make our modern-day life better ?

    Theme : Idea of progress Problematic : “How has progress allowed us to make our modern-day life better ?” Plan: Definition of progress and introduction The Industrial Revolution Philadelphia Conclusion Introduction How could we define the notion idea of progress ? Well, it can be designated as an improvement , a development or a change. It is a technical, scientific or social advance which normally, contributes to making the world a better place. Progress

    700 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Idea of progress: How do these social networksinfluence our way of life? Our societies?

    Idea of progress: How do these social networksinfluence our way of life? Our societies?

    Idea of progress : Progress is a concept which vehicles the idea that the human kind is improving in many fields, such as science, art, technology, medicine and even more abstract notions like liberty and quality of life. All this progress combined is believed to better the human condition. However, some are starting to question this progress, especially when it comes to technological breakthroughs. In the last decades, the world has witnessed the tremendous evolution

    417 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Idea of progress : to what extent has social life progress over the past century led to an improvement in women's right ?

    Idea of progress : to what extent has social life progress over the past century led to an improvement in women's right ?

    Idea of progress I'll tell you about the notion of progress. Progress is the action to go forward, to grow, to be better. For a society or for humanity, progress is changing in the direction of improvement, its gradual transformation towards more knowledge and happiness. There are several kinds of progress that we can distinguish: Social progress, technological progress and scientific progress. The question we can ask is : To what extent has social progress

    572 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Adaptation of plants to the fixed life

    Adaptation of plants to the fixed life

    Adaptation of plants to the fixed life : Reproduction : The flower is the reproductive organ of plants. A flower can have the male organs, the female organs or both. Plants can’t go see a partner. Only pollen, the male organ, which contains two spermatozoids, can move. Pollen will deposit on the carpel, either by being transposed by insects, either by wind or water. Pollen deposed on the stigma will do a pollen tube will

    598 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Analyse of "a day in the life"

    Analyse of "a day in the life"

    _ voici maintenant l’heure de la chronique d’André Manoukian. Bonjour André de quoi allez vous nous parlez ? _ Et bien mon cher Patrick je vais vous parler des Beatles et plus précisement de : A day in the life A Day in the Life est une chanson des Beatles, qui clôt leur album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.. Elle est remarquable pour les paroles surréalistes. A Day in the Life est souvent considérée

    835 Mots / 4 Pages
  • The life and work of Dr. Jonas Salk

    The life and work of Dr. Jonas Salk

    The life and work of Dr. Jonas Salk Scientists can, and have in several occasions, revolutionize the world through their advances in the different fields in whice they dedicate their lives. This is especially important in the medical field, where lives are saved every day with the development of new technologies, medicines and vaccines to previously devastating illnesses, as is the case with Dr. Jonas Salk. Salk dedicated himself to the study of polio and

    896 Mots / 4 Pages
  • How an Argument Can Change a Part of Life

    How an Argument Can Change a Part of Life

    Collineau de Meezemaker Wladimir Collineau de Meezemaker English 080, T/R – 8.20 pm Sept 8, 2016 How an Argument Can Change a Part of Life “Have a goal in your life, and when you have your goal, implement to reach it all the force of spirit and muscle of which you are able”-Carlyle. My name is Wladimir and the story that I am going to talk happened in my childhood in a little city close

    1 196 Mots / 5 Pages
  • Idea of Progress : to what extent do new technologies affect social life?

    Idea of Progress : to what extent do new technologies affect social life?

    Mickaël URIEN To what extent does new technology affects social contacts ? I’m going to talk about « Idea of progress ». To begin with, I would like to state a definition of progress : Progress is the idea that the world and the society can evolve positively in therms of sciences, technology, modernization, living condition, etc... However, the idea of progress is still debate between those who consider that it’s beneficial and those for

    313 Mots / 2 Pages

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