• Fifth child extract 1 outline
    Introduction : In her novella, The Fifth Child, published in 1988, Doris Lessing tells the upheaval of a blissful family after the fifth child, a large, ugly, violent and uncontrollable child, is born. The passage under study is part of the incipit. Indeed, we are presented to the protagonists, the parents...
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  • Tout tout tout
    Melissa : 402 The « fifth child » is a novel written by the British author Doris Lessing and published in 1988. It deals with a young couple whose dream is to have a big family and live happily in a big mansion. In this passage, Harriet is five months pregnant. This pregnancy, contrary to the previous one...
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  • The fifth child, doris lessing
    This extract is the first scene of the fifth child, a book published in 1988. Doris Lessing was a British writer, her life had been full of adventures and of stranges events. She was awarded the Nobel prize of litterature in 2007. The first scene we have to analyse introduces us to the main characters...
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  • The fifth child, explication des pages 29 à 31
    goind to study an extract from the Fifth Child, a novel by Dorris Lessing. This passage is set at the beginning of the novel. After an office end of year party, Harriet and David, two lovers, decided to get married and buy a house in which they will have many children. In this passage they’re visiting...
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  • Doris lessing “ the fifth child” ( p 13-16 “ if i’m pregnant), harper perennial
    LESSING “ The fifth child” ( p 13-16 “ If I’m pregnant), Harper Perennial Intro: up to you / put this passage into its context recall what happened in the first extract studied The question we shall try to answer: will the house Harriet and David have found be their home sweet home, the house of their...
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  • The fifth child
    Episode List The Fifth Child runs in an uninterrupted flow from beginning to end, without any apparent chapters dissecting reading. To make it easier for my pupils to read through the text, I have split the novel in several episodes. This is just a suggestion. Others may find the text fits in more suited...
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  • Queen, kinf and knave in lolita
    written by Vladimir Nabokov in 1928, under his pen name, Sirin, while living in Berlin. It was originally written in Russian and eventually translated the same year by the author's son. Such a title suggests either a historical novel about Middle-Ages for instance, or a fairy tale. But it is neither a story...
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  • de Montaigne 'Un honnête homme c'est un honnête mêle"?
    love fairy tales because they love all that is magical and wonderful. Fairy tales are made ​​to always end well, "and they lived happily until the end of time, and had many children," and that the Gentiles against the bad guys always win. Fairy tales give the print the child to be safe. This child, so...
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  • ‘Perrault's naivety is a cloak for deeper implications’ (georges dinkel). discuss
    complex; he invented a genre that could suit children as much as cultivated adults, a genre depending on its ambiguity. Literary fairy tales borrow heavily from the oral folk tales of the peasant tradition (as well from myth, Romance, and literary sources like Apuleius’s Golden Ass and Boccaccio’s Decameron)...
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  • The fifth child
    I have chosen to study The Fifth Child with my students in terminales the coming year. I have found difficulty in finding much related to its analysis. Pity there are no cliffnotes or sparknotes. The following I came across in what is known as Library thing. Hope you find it helpful. Harriet and...
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  • Amélie poulain -
    Analyse the trajectory of the female protagonist and the way in which the film encourages the viewer to assess what happens to her. Jeunet’s movie Amélie was an international success that divided France. Many were choked by ‘the film’s whitewashing...
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  • Themes of fifth child
    Themes The Fifth Child is a potent and suggestive piece of writing. It is first and foremost a criticism of the British society on different levels. Doris Lessing’s vision of this society is stern, satiric and bleak. Some of the major themes tackled in this book include the importance of family...
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  • The laughing girl
    THE LAUGHING GIRL” Explain Nathan’s investigation ( through H. Peoples ) to find Aurora, his ( lost ) “poor niece”. Once he finds out where she lives, he hits the road again ! to bring her back to Brooklyn and the family. Flashback on Aurora’s life and folly. She has been “saved”, i.e. is in the...
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  • Waterland summary
    complex tale set in eastern England's low-lying fens region. It is narrated by Tom Crick, a middle-aged history teacher. Tom is facing a personal crisis, since he is about to be laid off from his job and his wife has been admitted to a mental hospital. He is a man who is keenly interested in ideas about...
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  • Lettres persanes
    .............................. 284 Fig. 26 : No. 579, non daté....................................................................... 287 Fig. 27 : The Flowers, 1948...................................................................... 291 Fig. 28 : No. 532, 1951........................................
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  • Vocabulaire anglais
    | |To launch ≠ to throw | Lancer (missile) ≠ lancer (pierre, ballon, …) | |The mankind |L’humanité | |A leap ≠ a...
    1982 Mots 8 Pages
  • Sexing the cherry
    SEXING THE CHERRY Plot : * 17th c England : alternative reality = historical facts + magical elements * The dog woman finds a little boy in the Thames (Jordan = river name travel connotation) * Alternance of narratives Dog woman / Jordan. Then Jordan leaves (mentally or physically...
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  • Fairy tale anglais
    Fractured Fairy Tale : Little pink riding hood Once upon a time, a young girl called Little pink riding hood was walking in a deep forest. This one was very gloomy. This girl lived with her mother and her two sisters in a small house far away from the city. Her name was Little pink riding hood because...
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  • Anglais
    1) Les professeurs ▪ the teacher : le professeur ▪ the headmaster/ the headmistress : le (la) principal(e) ▪ to teach someone something : enseigner quelque chose à quelqu'un. ▪ lenient : indulgent ▪ authoritarian : autoritaire ▪ to earn respect : se faire respecter 2) Les cours ...
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  • Unicorn in the garden
    THE UNICORN IN THE GARDEN INTRODUCTION This text is a story written by James THURBER in 1940 and taken from the collection Fables for our time. It is entitled The unicorn in the garden. SUMMARY There are three characters in the story: a man, his wife and a unicorn. None of them is named. ...
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