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Heroines

Here is the full video :

suffrage

Watch the video clip again :

The Dead Heart

Here is the song by the Australian group Midnight Oil :

and here are the lyrics :

We don’t serve your country
don’t serve your king
Know your custom don’t speak your tongue
White man came, took everyone We don’t serve your country
Don’t serve your king
White man listen to the songs we sing
White man came took everything

We carry in our hearts the true country
And that cannot be stolen
We follow in the steps of our ancestry
And that cannot be broken

We don’t serve your country
We don’t serve your king
Know your custom don’t speak your tongue
White man came took everyone

We don’t need protection
don’t need your hand
Keep your promise on where we stand
We will listen we’ll understand

We carry in our hearts the true country
And that cannot be stolen
We follow in the steps of our ancestry
And that cannot be broken

Mining companies, pastoral companies
Uranium companies
Collected companies
Got more rights than people
Got more say than people

Forty thousand years can make a difference to the state of things
The dead heart lives here

Roots: the Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley (1976)

« Roots is a work of the imagination rather than strict historical scholarship. It was an important event because it captured everyone’s imagination. »

Roots was made into a hugely popular television miniseries that aired over eight consecutive nights in January 1977.

 

 

Wiki about Lord of the Flies

Here is a nice blog dedicated to Lord of the Flies by William Golding

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2011/sep/17/lord-of-the-flies-golding-centenary

Here’s the trailer:

Noam Chomsky

Manufacturing Consent : studying thought control in a democratic society

« Propaganda is to a democracy what violence is to a dictatorship »

Imagining the future…

for other relevant documents click on 1984 (tags)

you are being watched

you are being watched!

1984 : comic book (B.D.) version : http://www.my-english-courses.com/1984comic_chapter_01.pdf

 

Here are some ideas for your extra document :

 by Banksy :

 

New Age Travellers

The New Gypsies : altenative way of life in the UK:

Alternative way of life in the US.

slab cicty

http://videos.arte.tv/fr/videos/etats-unis-slab-city-ville-de-parias–6698536.html

The corporation

the_corporation_filmThe Corporation is a 2003 Canadian documentary film written by University of British Columbia law professor Joel Bakan, and directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott. The documentary examines the modern-day corporation. This is explored through specific examples. Bakan wrote the book, The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power, during the filming of the documentary.

*wanderlust = envie de voir le monde, bougeotte

= to have itchy feet

* Spin = Public Relation

(Click on the photos to zoom in)

How the tobacco industry raised its sales by getting women to smoke in public (1929) ‘thanks to’ Edward Bernays, the father of propaganda.

Dossier : The character

  (Le personnage, ses figures et ses avatars)

The mythical and emblematic figure of the vampire

Suggestions for the added document :

ANNO DRACULA :Le livre de Kim Newman, truffé de référence victoriennes:  à lire si vous aimez le genre steam punk : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anno_Dracula

1) http://www.fantasybookreview.co.uk/fantasy-sub-genres/vampires-in-fantasy-books.php

2) http://www.fantasybookreview.co.uk/Dacre-Stoker-and-Ian-Holt/Dracula-The-Un-dead.html

>>>> click on a picture to get a full view.

+ the poster of the film DARK SHADOWS by Tim Burton :

dark shadows

VAMPIRE CROSSWORD : http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/quizzes/crossword/121026_crossword_vampires.shtml

You may not have heard of Bela Lugosi (an actor famous for playing Dracula) but he is mythical too! A song has been made about him by Bauhaus :

Bauhaus

The New Religion…

by Ron English :

Ron-english-repas

3 American writers denounce the violence and injustices of their society

Here are some suggestions to create your own document for the exam. Click on a picture to get a full view.

you can get more relevant documents by clicking on the tag : 1930s and searching for  Billie Holiday in this blog.

crucible

Revise and test yourself on this site : BBC Bitesisze

(do the tests)