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  • Myths and heroes : to what exten could the rags-to-riches myth portrayed in literature become reality ?

    Myths and heroes : to what exten could the rags-to-riches myth portrayed in literature become reality ?

    Hello ! Today I will talk about the notion « Myths and heroes ». First of all, I would like to define of the notion. A myth can be defined as a popular story which tries to guide the society toward certain values, or some ideal. Heroes are people admired for what they achieved: they can be real or fictional. It is the same for myths: some may have factual origins, while others are completely

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  • Myths and : is the term hero used corretly by medias ?

    Myths and : is the term hero used corretly by medias ?

    Myths and Heroes We can wonder if the term hero is corectly used by medias ? Intro: I will present you diferent people called "hero" by medias and see if it's really correctly use. I- Article published in daily news -> homesless man hailed as hero. Explaination: Found bag on the ground with 40 000$ and the man give it to the police and thanks to honesty the bag go back to the man who

    273 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Myths and heroes : are today’s heroes the same as the heroes from the past ?

    Myths and heroes : are today’s heroes the same as the heroes from the past ?

    POC – MYTHS AND HEROES I will introduce the notion of Myths and Heroes. The myth is an explanatory and founding narrative, transmitted orally over generations (like an oral tradition). His story is often embodied by a hero, place or community. A hero can refer to a fictional or real character that has marked tradition, history, daily life. But we can ask ourselves if are today’s heroes the same as the heroes from the past

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  • Myths and heroes : Can myths and heroes change the direction of the course of History ?

    Myths and heroes : Can myths and heroes change the direction of the course of History ?

    The notion I am going to deal with is « Myth and Heroes ». To begin with, I’d like to give a definition of the notion. A myth is a popular belief on wich social values are often based, while a hero can be someone who is ready to sacrifised his or her life in order to make thinks evolved positivly. Myth and heroes indeed have always marked societies. Some were created whereas others are

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  • Myths And Heroes

    Myths And Heroes

    MYTHS AND HEROES > > > INTRODUCTION > > The notion that I'm going to present now is the notion of “Myths and Heroes”. > > During the year, we saw that the type of myths and heroes that a society chooses tells us a lot about its culture. > > And what we discovered was the importance of the American dream and of religion in America. > > EXAMPLES: > > To illustrate this

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  • Myths and Heroes

    Myths and Heroes

    I am going to talk about myths and heroes. First of all I would like to give a definition of these words. Even if the word “myth” has got several definitions, we are going to talk about it as an unfounded popular belief. Firstly, a Myth can be defined as a legend telling a story that sometimes cannot be verified. This is a well-known tale that everybody knows about. It usually hinges around great and

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  • Myths And Heroes

    Myths And Heroes

    I’m going to talk about Myths and Heroes. First I would like to give a definition of this notion: The myth deals with the human condition, its story which is transmitted at first orally is embodied by a hero, a place or a community. A myth it’s to be interested in the heroes and stories which a collective identity. The universality of myth shows how each interprets cultural human experience and built works to express

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  • Myth And Heroes

    Myth And Heroes

    Myths and heroes As a general rule, a hero is fictional like Superman, with his superpowers, or James Bond who is a character in a movie. But anyone can be a hero because of his qualities; this can be applied to people like Firemen who are always risking their lives to rescue people from fire or like Martin Luther King who fought against segregation in the 1950’s and who defended black people’s rights. A Myth

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  • Myths And Heroes

    Myths And Heroes

    TOPIC 1 : MYTHS AND HEROES Introduction : From the Greek and the Latin « mythos » Myth = experience, in which often the forces of nature and of the soul are personified; a sacred narrative regarding a god, a hero, the origin of the world or of the people, etc. It is also something that people believe but that does not exist or is false. From the Greek and the Latin « heroes » Hero = a man

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  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    The American Dream is referred to by many people as the reason to come to America. It is, or so they say, the pursuit of life, liberty, and happiness. Unfortunately they are incorrect, there truly is no American Dream, it is all an illusion given to us by our founding fathers as a reason for the inequality in which people are treated. I have lived in this country for 16 years now and have all

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  • Myths And Heroes

    Myths And Heroes

    Myths and Heroes As a general rule, a hero is fictional like Superman, with his superpowers, or James Bond who is a character in a movie. But someone like anyone else can be a hero because of his qualities; this can be applied to people like Firemen who are always risking their lives to rescue people from fire or like Martin Luther King who fought against segregation in the 1950’s and who defended black people’s

    228 Mots / 1 Pages
  • MYTH AND HEROES

    MYTH AND HEROES

    Myths and Heroes Introduction : In order to study the notion of Myths and Heroes in class, we've focused on British characters. Most British characters relate to Britishness in a certain way and, since they've become popular figures, these characters reflect the characteristics of Britishness. The most famous British characters can be seen as Heroes since they do, in facts, have become part of the popular British folklore. Link : Since most of the British

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  • Myth And Heroes

    Myth And Heroes

    MYTH AND HEROES A myth is a fictitious story which can convey the ideals of a society and which creates or perpetuates inspiring heroic figures. Heroes are these persons, either real or imagined, which are not always superhumans but whose successful careers or great abilities and strong personalities made become role models. Since a myth correspond to a certain period and a hero to a certain myth, each one of them dominates his time. Thus,

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  • Myths And Heroes

    Myths And Heroes

    Myth and heroes On the one side, we have myths which represent a unreal tale with a hero who has a symbolic value. But on the other, we have heroes who are a real or legendary character. How can we define if a person is a hero or if a tale is a myth? First we are going to talk about myths. Then we will study heroes. There is lots of myths, some about the

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  • What Is You Opinion About The American Dream ?

    What Is You Opinion About The American Dream ?

    The American Dream: what is it? What's your opinion? The American Dream is not a political dogma nor a prepared effect. Since the independence of the thirteen colonies, from Maine to Georgia, hundreds of valorous settlers crossed the Atlantic Ocean, no matter how dangerous and long it was, in order to establish in the “New World”, known to be rich of various natural resources, such as fertile soils, a favourable climate for cultivating a wide

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  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    The American dream First of all, the very popular “American dream” is symbol of United States. It’s a set of ideals, in which there are the success, the wealth, the prosperity, and opportunities. TheAmerican dream” represents everything of the social success, and there are many examples to talk about theAmerican dream”. We especially have three strong examples of ideals of theAmerican dreamand social success in United States, Martin Luther King, Jr.

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  • Myths And Heros - Anglais

    Myths And Heros - Anglais

    My notion is : Myths and Heros. Myths, according to the dictionary definition, is a traditional story, concerning the early history of people or explaining a natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events. In a sense, Myths are stories that talk about the higher things and the more profound subject matters. They deal with the important issues to do with God, Cosmic Origins, Ultimate Conclusions, Purpose and Destiny. Then a hero

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  • Oral D'anglais Myths And Heroe

    Oral D'anglais Myths And Heroe

    I'm going to talk about the definition of a hero, but I think it's very difficult to give just ones because everybody does not have the same definition. So, let me explain my own definition. When I was a child, I look up heroes that I saw to the TV or in books as Spiderman or Totally Spies for instance. They often had super powers and were invincible. But unfortunately they don't exist in real

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  • Myth And Heroes

    Myth And Heroes

    The first document I have chosen is a cartoon by Petar Pismestrovic in 2005. It’s a collection of symbolic images of America, they all symbolize America. They show famous icons and landmark. Through the artist wants to show us that he approves of the dream of America. The cartoon shows a land of entertainment with the famous icons such as Marilyn Monroe because she was one of the most popular film stars of the 1950’s

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  • Myths And Heroes

    Myths And Heroes

    According to the dictionary definition a myth is a traditional story, concerning the early history of people or explaining a natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events. Then a hero is. a person who is admired for great or brave acts or fine qualities. To illustrate the notion of « myths and heroes » I'm going to present two characters considered as hero Pope Francis and Malala Yousafzai. Ever since Pope

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  • Myths And Heroes

    Myths And Heroes

    First I would like to give a definition of this notion: The myth deals with the human condition, its story which is transmitted at first orally is embodied by a hero, a place or a community. A myth it’s to be interested in the heroes and stories which a collective identity. The universality of myth shows how each interprets cultural human experience and built works to express it. Each time borrows myths and updates or

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  • Myths And Heroes

    Myths And Heroes

    Myths and heroes I'm going to talk about the notion of myths and heroes. To begin with, I'd like to give a definition of both words. A hero is someone people identify and want to imitate. A myth is a legendary figure with great strength and ability. To illustrate this notion, I have chosen two texts. How can ordinary people become heroes? The first document is a short biography of Nelson Mandela. He was born

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  • Myths And Heroes

    Myths And Heroes

    Myths and heroes A myth can be defined as a story about gods or heroes, 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 an icon. I decided to tell you about gun culture, it is considered as a myth because it is the tradition which is really a part of the history of

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  • Myths And Heroes

    Myths And Heroes

    Myths and heroes Intro: • A myth is a traditional story, concerning the early history of people or explaining a natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events. • Then a hero in mythology and folklore, a person of superhuman qualifies who is admired for his courage or extraordinary achievements. In the modern world, a hero has lost its ancient meaning. It now means someone who is courageous. Heroes are « heroic

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  • Myths And Heroes

    Myths And Heroes

    I'm going to talk about the theme of myths and heroes. Firstly, I'll define the words myth and hero. A myth is a popular story. It originally explained the origins of humanity.It delivers a message about the human condition and also gives elements as to the collective identity of a social group. These myths are updated, reinvented in a way that each civilisation deals with. What's more, a hero is a person admired for his

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