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Oral anglais



Myths and heroes

The myth evokes the human condition as a whole, its history transmitted first orally and often embodied by a hero, a place or community. To examine the myths is to look at the heros and stories that found a collective identity. The hero may be a fictional character or real that marked the tradition, history and everyday life. Why do we need heros? They allow us to have a better life in fiction and in reality. We will first see fictional heroes then the real. I'll first deal with Robin Hood because i enjoy what he did, it's very brave and sweet and then i'm going to speak about Amelia Earhart, a key and historic woman

We saw a photo of Robin Hood with his bow and arrows to defend himself, he was a fictional hero, an outlaw with a big heart who lived hidden in the wood. Plus, he was a rebel who violated the law to struggle for the needy and oppressed, in fact, he robbed the wealthy to the poor or he gave them back the money which comes from taxes. He wanted to make a better life for the have-not. He is their hero.
Furthermore, there is another kind of "real" heros that we saw, those that are rooted in the History as Amelia Earhart who in 1937 became the first female pilot to fly across the world. Thanks to her, the image of women has changed, they are more respected and considered in this environment because at this time, the women were up to their husbands. She also created an organization for female pilots. It is important to the history of women because it was the beggining of the improvement of the condition of women

I choose those documents because I think they represents the notion, indeed, thanks to them, we live in an advanced society, more opened and more secured even if they have few resources and are sometimes despised. They make us improve our lives and to me, that's a heroes' job, to make things change.


Idea of progress


The concept of progress has accompanied the great moments of history. Relayed by the development of advanced scientific and technical, the cult of novelty and progress is in recent decades, a growing awareness of the possible consequences resulting therefrom, including the development of means of communication. What are the effects of the evolution of communication? We will see first positive effects and negative effects with two documents : MySpace vs Facebook and 5cartoons.

First, " Myspace vs. Facebook'' is a conversation between a man and a woman, the man prefers MySpace and the woman Facebook. They justify themselves by the positive effects of these two sites : we can customize our profile and choose who can see, it remains connected to the world through notifications and musicians or actors can post their music and videos so they can become or remain known. In the past, people had to send letters to keep in touch and the actors and musicians had to do something to be reputed.
However, in this same document we talk about some negative effects that are : it is easily to spy on social networks, we are bombarded with uninteresting notifications, like invitation to games, we can have spam and viruses. In addition, in the 5 cartoons, from the 6th to 10th cartoons, cartoonists criticized social networks, they make us additive, as in the cartoon 7 where a couple is going to see a marriage counsellor because the man reproaches the woman for not "loving his publications on Facebook ". Cartoonists also show the danger of social networks like in the cartoon 6 where we see a man in the shade who opens the door to all his Facebook friends who come for a drink but the man doesn't seem to know them ... Besides it, there's even a dog which shows that anyone can have an account.

I think that social networks are beneficial to keep in touch , indeed in the ast, people had to write letters to their friends, etc. and they had to fix a date with them.. but social networks are also pests and dangerous to society.


Places and form of power

Power is a source of political, social and personal integration and it reveals tensions and conflicts within the group. Power is exercised through set of relationships sustained or accepted, often internalized, as in Australia with the Aborigines. What about the Australian's government's power over Aborigines? We will see the different abuses they have suffered with two documents which are different extracts of the same book : rabbit-proof-fence.

Aborigines' children were removed (in brutal conditions) because Australians thought they were bad parents, it is called'' stolen generations''. In the document "stolen generation", we saw the atrocious way of which the children were removed to their parents, indeed, the officers didn't ask for the parents, they only took the children and sent them to the camp, the children couldn't take any affairs. Officers were bossy, they spoke with authority. And if the Aborigines didn't obey officers, they could have been arrested and put in gaol.
Yet, when children were arrived to the camp, they were treated in very critical condition! In away from home, the children were abused, if they tried to flee or scream, if they did foolish thing or if they answered back to their "leader", they were sent to the"boob'' which is a room for punishment where the children only had bread and water. In the dormitory, they didn't have sheets or pillowcases and on their windows there was wire and iron bars.

I choose those documents because I think it represents the notion, indeed, we learned that the Aborigines were like slaves,'' sub-race", they were treated in awful conditions. Australians didn't have any pity for Aborigines . but fortunately, the mentality has changed, indeed Ken Wyatt is the first Aboriginal minister.

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2016-03-21T12:22:19+01:00

MYTHS & HEROES


The myth evokes the human condition as a whole, its history transmitted first orally and often embodied by a hero, a situation (i'm not sure that a place can embodied a myth...) or a community. The hero may be a fictional character or real that marked the tradition, history or everyday life and who is admired for his courage, noble qualities or outstanding achievements. Thus, myths and heroes are linked in that they belong to a collective identity, a culture or a tradition shared by group of people. But now we can ask the following question: Why do we need heroes? Do they allow us to have a better life in fiction and in the real life?
We will first see fictional heroes then the real ones. I'll first deal with Robin Hood because i enjoy what he did, it's very brave and noble and then i'm going to speak about Amelia Earhart, a key and historical woman 

We saw a photo of Robin Hood with his bow and arrows to defend himself, he was a fictional hero, a big-hearted outlaw who lived hidden in the wood. Plus, he was a rebel who violated the law to struggle for the needy and oppressed people. In fact, he robbed the rich and he gave the money which comes from taxes to the poor. He wanted to make a better life for people. He is their hero. 

Furthermore, there is another kind of "real" hero that we saw, those that are rooted in the History as Amelia Earhart who in 1937 became the first female pilot to fly across the world. Thanks to her, the image of women has changed, she probably contributed to the improving the status of women. (to contribute to + verbe ING)
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, at this time, the women depended on their husbands. She also created an organization for female pilots. Her achievements improved the image of women in the collective memory because they helped improve the condition of women. 

I choose those documents because I think they are the perfect illustration of the notion "myths and hereos". Indeed, thanks to them, we live in an more advanced society, more opened and more secured even if the condition of women could be even better than it is nowadays but they make us improve our lives and to me, that's a heroes' job, to make things change. 


THE IDEA OF PROGRESS


The concept of progress is of some importance (il revêt une certaine importance) in the history of man. It has been the key, the reason why mankind and its societies have been getting more and more advanced throughout the time. Progress is an onward movement to an improved or more advanced condition. It is usually admitted that progress has led to technical and technological improvements since the XIXth century. For most of us, progress is a mechanism that societies have to converge to inexorably. It has become a cult, like a religion. And its effects are tangible, scientific discoveries or new inventions are created everyday but to what extent do they change our daily life? What are the drawbacks of progress?
We will see first positive and negative effects of progress through two documents: MySpace vs Facebook and 5cartoons

First, " Myspace vs. Facebook'' is a conversation between a man and a woman, the man prefers MySpace and the woman is more into Facebook. They justify themselves by the positive effects of these two sites : we can customize our profile and choose who can see the content we add, we are virtually connected to the world through notifications. In addition, musicians or actors can post their music and videos so they can become or remain known. In the past, people had to send letters to keep in touch and the actors and musicians had less possibilities of becoming popular.
However, in this same document we talk about some negative effects that are : it is easily to spy on social networks, the constant information-acces and uninteresting notifications, like invitation to games, we face spams and viruses every time. In addition, in the 5 cartoons, from the 6th to 10th cartoons, cartoonists criticized social networks, they are addictive, as in the cartoon 7 where a couple is going to see a marriage counsellor because the man reproaches the woman for not "loving his publications on Facebook ". Cartoonists also show the danger of social networks like in the cartoon 6 where we see a man in the shade who opens the door to all his Facebook friends who come for a drink but the man doesn't seem to know them ... Besides it, there's even a dog which shows that anyone can have an account. 

I think that social networks are beneficial to stay close to friends or family who are far away from us. In the past, people had to write letters to their friends, etc. and they had to fix a date with them.. but social networks are also pests and dangerous to society. 

2016-03-21T12:28:25+01:00
PLACES AND FORMS OF POWER

Power is a source of political, social and personal integration but it triggers tensions and conflicts within the group. Power is exercised through set of relationships sustained or accepted, often internalized, like what happens in Australia with the Aborigines. What about the Australian's government's power over Aborigines? We will see the different abuses they have suffered from with two documents which are different extracts of the same book : rabbit-proof-fence. 

Aborigines' children were taken away from their parents (in brutal conditions) because the Australians thought they were bad parents, this phenomenon is called'' stolen generations''. We read an article called "stolen generation", in which we saw the atrocious way (in which) the children were taken, indeed, without asking the parents, they only took the children and sent them to the camp, the children couldn't take any clothes. Officers were rough and authoritarian. And if the Aborigines didn't obey the officers, they could be arrested and put in jail
Yet, when children ø arrived to the camps, they were treated in very critical condition! Far away from home, the children were abused, if they tried to flee or scream. If they did foolish thing or if they answered back to their "leader", they were sent to the"boob'' which is a room for punishment where the children only had bread and water. In the dormitory, they didn't have sheets or pillowcases and on their windows there was wire with iron bars. 

I choose those documents because I think it represents the notion, indeed, we learned that the Aborigines were treated like slaves, like a '' sub-race". Their condition was really tough and they could escape the authority of the white Australians, who didn't have any pity for Aborigines. Fortunately, mentality has changed, and the situation isn't the same anymore. Some examples confirm that: Ken Wyatt is the first Aboriginal minister.