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  • Notion anglais mythes et héros

    Notion anglais mythes et héros

    MYTHS AND HEROES Manifest destiny and american exceptionalism : To introduce the notion of myths and heroes, I will start by defining these two terms. A myth is a set of beliefs, idealized representations around a character, a phenomenon and that give them a particular importance. A hero is someone who shows great courage in distingwishing himself by his actions We have always rewritten and reinvented new myths and there have always been new heroes

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  • The notion of power : can we say that the subject of weapons is a factor of division of the american population ?

    The notion of power : can we say that the subject of weapons is a factor of division of the american population ?

    I am going to talk about the notion of power. First of all, I would like to give a definition of the power: it's when a person, a group or a nation having great influence or control over others. To illustrate the notion, I have chosen two documents; first, there is “Welcome to the NRA”, a commercial by the National Rifle Association, to protect the right to keep and bear arms. Next, I chose the

    570 Mots / 3 Pages
  • ROUTE 66 : more than a road, a myth and a legend

    ROUTE 66 : more than a road, a myth and a legend

    1. Hors texte 1. Biographie de Platon et Socrate Platon : Entre volonté de sortir des illusions et nécessité de prendre en main la politique, Platon peut être considéré comme le premier philosophe. * Le choix de la philosophie : Platon naquit à Athènes vers 427 avant J.C. Quand il rencontre Socrate vers l’âge de 20 ans, il se destinait à la carrière politique qu’il abandonna définitivement lorsque Socrate fut condamné à mort. C’est après

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  • Thomas Hardy: Criticizing the Victorian Expectations for Women through Tess of the D’Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure.

    Thomas Hardy: Criticizing the Victorian Expectations for Women through Tess of the D’Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure.

    Université de Lorraine Département d’anglais UE74 – M1 MEEF 2nd degrés Mémoire Thomas Hardy: Criticizing the Victorian Expectations for Women through Tess of the D’Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure. Juliette GRAS Sous la direction de Mme Barbara Schmidt ‘Tess flung herself down upon the undergrowth of rustling spear-grass as upon a bed’. A Herkomer illustration for the Graphic serialization of Tess, December 1891. Année 2017-2018 Table of contents Introduction………………………………………………………………………….. PART I: Women in the Victorian

    7 301 Mots / 30 Pages
  • How John Arisson have contributed to the seafaring and to the exploration of the Earth ?

    How John Arisson have contributed to the seafaring and to the exploration of the Earth ?

    How John Arisson have contributed to the seafaring and to the exploration of the Earth ? When a navigator knew the local time from the heavens as well as the reference time in London, he could figure his time difference with London, and find his longitude. So if they knew their longtitude with the calcul(360°/24 hours=15 so 1 hour correspond at 15°) and the latitude with the stars, they can explore the world but they

    384 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Spaces and exchanges : the immigration and young people

    Spaces and exchanges : the immigration and young people

    At first, i’m going to give a definition of “Spaces and exchanges”. An exchange is an act of giving and receiving something else in return. There are a lot of exchanges: commercial, financial, cultural, migratory… Spaces refer to a place, to a geographical and symbolic area where exchanges can take place. The different interactions like cultural, economic, sociological and language have shaped and characterized our modern-day world. In class, we studied a lot of

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  • Idea of progress : what is the place of the robotics and of the medical advances for tomorrow ?

    Idea of progress The idea of progress can be defined as an improvement , a development or a change, a technical, scientific or social advance which contributes to making the world a better places. But progress is a very complex concept because it can be applied to many fields such as adcanced technologies, but also health the living conditions and so on. It has shaken our traditions causing ( various) developments on different societies of

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  • The American Gun Violence

    Brouillard Naomi TS1 The American Gun Violence In this essay we are going to deal with the american gun violence. It is related to the notion of Places and Forms of Power. Here the power means the influence of a person or a group of person over other persons. We are going to see that power can be cultural, economical and political. Therefore we may wonder if the 2nd amendment which allows the citizens to

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  • Présentation d'un jeu en anglais thème mythes et héros

    Présentation d'un jeu en anglais thème mythes et héros

    Intro Hello Today, I’m very happy to introduce ( nom du jeu). This game allows to learn while playing. It’s a revolution. All generations can play together. Mum, Dad , Grandmother, you, us , can play. Do you known a better present than (nom du jeu )for valentine’s day, Christmas, a birthday or just because you are kind man or girl ? I think so not. This interactive game raise people to spend great time

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  • Mythes et Héros : Marilyn Monroe

    Mythes et Héros : Marilyn Monroe

    According to cultures, a hero is a demi-god, a legendary character, an ideal, a superman or simply a courageous person. I have chosen, in connection with the Notion of Myths and Heroes, the following problem: Why are Heroes important to society? On the one hand, Heroes allow us to dream thanks to the myth they represent. For example, The Story of Peter Pan embodies everyone's dream of eternal youth and our fear of old age

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  • How do TNCs dominate and control the world market

    How do TNCs dominate and control the world market

    How do TNCs dominate and control the world market We currently live in a society in which you can find increasingly more transnational companies (TNCs) that now represent the majority of the trades on the world’s market. Thanks to two documents, we will be able to know a little more about them. The former one is a cartoon drawn by a famous american cartoonist named Andy Singer, who often denounces the flaws of society throughout

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  • Vocabulaires : Mythe et Héros

    Vocabulaires : Mythe et Héros

    Vocabulaires : Mythe et Héros das Held le héros die Heldenhat l'acte héroïque, l'exploit heldenhaft héroïque der Mut le courage mutig courageux königlich royal kaiserlich impérial die Ehre l'honneur der Ruhm la gloire undefined die Treue la fidélité berühmt célèbre angesehen réputé jn bewundern admirer qn jn verehren vénérer, respecter qn tapfer courageux, brave kühn audacieux, téméraire furchtlos intrépide legendär légendaire das Märchen le conte de fées für/gegen jn/etwas kampfen se battre pour/contre qn/qc jn/etwas

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  • The american revolution

    The american revolution

    I. Introduction Throughout the eighteenth century, colonists had developed significant emotional ties with both the British monarchy and the British constitution. And yet, in a little over a decade, those same colonists would declare their independence and break away from the British Empire. Seen from 1763, nothing would have seemed as improbable as the American Revolution. II. The Origins of the American Revolution Between the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and the middle of the eighteenth

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  • Plan Mythes et Héros

    Plan Mythes et Héros

    Texte CO Anglais VF Mardi 05/11/2019 – Cogné Erwan T°STI2D A travers cette Compréhension oral, je vais parler de la notion de lieux et formes de pourvoir au programme de terminale. Afin d’aborder cette notion, je vais parler du pouvoir des institutions et des autorités juridiques (cela comprend les gouvernements, les autorités locales exceptera…) ainsi que des avantages et des inconvénients de la vidéo surveillance puis des contre-pouvoirs des citoyens à travers des groupes de

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  • Conscious and unconscious: the mind's eye, open and closed

    Conscious and unconscious: the mind's eye, open and closed

    Conscious and unconscious: the mind's eye, open and closed • Consciousness is a mystery of psychology because other people's minds cannot be perceived directly and the relationship between mind and body is perplexing. • Consciousness is intentional, unified, selective and transient, and can be viewed as having levels of minimal consciousness, full con- sciousness and self-consciousness. The contents of the stream of consciousness include current concerns, daydreams and unwanted thoughts. • Unconscious processes are sometimes

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  • Compte rendu sur la notion Mythes et Héros

    Compte rendu sur la notion Mythes et Héros

    Anglais Give an account of witch hunting and blacklisting in the USA from the 17th century to anowadays. During all the century, people were been wrongly accused, discriminated. We are going to see some examples like Witches in Salem and the Red Scare. There was two groups Puritans and Pilgrims. This two group are protestants based in England.Puritanism was based on a very strict moral code : they dressed only in black or dark closes.

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  • Legal segregation ended more than 60 years ago but are Afro-Americans well integrated into the American society today?

    So, I’m going to talk about the Black issue in the USA from the 50s and 60s to the years 2000s Legal segregation ended more than 60 years ago but are Afro-Americans well integrated into the American society today? To begin with, I will explain what segregation was at that time and I will mention the Jim Crow Laws. Secondly, I’ll tell you about the prominent leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. Thirdly, I’ll refer

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  • Notion d'anglais myths et heroes

    Notion d'anglais myths et heroes

    Myths and Heroes (Introduction) I’m going to talk about the notion « myths and heroes ». People often consider heroes by what they see in movies with super powers like superman for example. But a “myth” can be defined as a story about gods or heroes, it can be a popular belief or a tradition or a false notion. A “hero” can be a mythological figure, a person who is admired for his or her

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  • Mythes et héros

    Mythes et héros

    ~MYTHS AND HEROES~ We're going to deal with the notion myths and heroes. To begin with, I’d like to give a definition of the notion. Actually a myth is a popular belief on which social values are often based while a hero can be someone who is ready to sacrifice his or her life in order to make things evolve positively. In relation to the notion, the subject of my presentation will be the successful

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  • Identities and exchanges: the pros and the cons

    Identities and exchanges: the pros and the cons

    To begin with, everyone of us has their own identity. Indeed, identity allow to differentiate a person, without possible confusion. It’s a permanent and fundamental feature which makes the individuality or singularity of a person. Our identity is made up of: nationality, the place and the date of birth. An exchange is an act of giving one thing and receiving another in return. But an exchange is not only material, it can also very well

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  • Art and Protest - The Handmaid's Talr

    Art and Protest - The Handmaid's Talr

    Through this trimester, we studied that many people use art to defend a point of view or denounce injustices but also to testify against repressive conditions they live in or they assisted. They use their creativity in giving rise to fictional characters, music or images in order to make the readers or the spectators react. Sometimes, what the artist produces is not explicit enough, people don’t see it as an activist work and don’t see

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  • Synthèse american dream

    Synthèse american dream

    Synthèse. I'm going to deal with notions « myth and reality». A myth can be defined as a story about gods or heroes, it can be a popular belief or a tradition or a false notion. A hero can be a mythological figure, a person who is admired for his or her achievements, a superhero or maybe a role model or an icon. In class we studied two documents which illustrates this notion and our

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  • How agriculture can respond to environmental issues and to the increasing of the population?

    How agriculture can respond to environmental issues and to the increasing of the population?

    How agriculture can respond to environmental issues and to the increasing of the population? “Live as though you’ll die tomorrow, but farm as though you’ll live forever”, this quote of John Marsden makes us aware of the importance of sustainability in agriculture. Agriculture is a set of practices which aims to produce food and other useful resources for societies. It is important to underline that by agriculture one takes into account at the same time

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  • Mythes et héros fondateurs : Romulus dans l’art

    Mythes et héros fondateurs : Romulus dans l’art

    Mythes et héros fondateurs : Romulus dans l’art Photo 1 : La première image est une peinture de P. P. Rubens nommée Romulus et Remus qui date de 1612, exposée au Musée Capitolini à Rome. Sur ce tableau, nous avons Romulus et Remus encore enfants, Rhéa-Silvia leur mère, Mars leur père, la louve qui a peut-être élevé les deux frères qui serait Laurentia la femme du berger Fautulus qui est lui aussi présent sur la

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  • How to clothe oneself and allow the education of one's children when one is in need?

    How to clothe oneself and allow the education of one's children when one is in need?

    It is undeniable that the world is getting richer over time, that is a fact. Man is now able to become richer, and then to enjoy his wealth, in pleasant and luxurious comfort. It is undeniable, the quality, the standard of living of the rich is increasing and improving. This is called progress. I am not against progress, on the contrary, progress is a promise towards a better future. But neither can it be denied,

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