Joe crown anglais réponses aux questions
Fritzi's father is stunned when hhs daughter breaks the news to him but even if he disaprooves with her decision , she will not/won't change her mind.
When Fritzi announces that she is going to NY , her father imagines that she is going to shop , he expects /wants her daughter to conform to a conventional role
Is she can't know if she can succeed in NY , she will hate herself the rest of her life.
Fritzi a twenty five year old lady , is breaking the news to her father that she has decided to leave Chicago in order to be an actress in a theater . Astonished , stunned , her father disapproves / objects to her plans. He turns pale and bangs the door shut because he does not understand his daughter. He is as severe , as strict , as adamant as a soldier.
Wide = broad (large)
Narrow = étroit
narrow-minded = étroit d'esprit. beneath = under over= above
panic stricken = frappé de panique
Somewhere in the west , dying daylight broke out beneath clouds .
------> At the end of the day , the light of the sun appeared through / came through the clouds.
Now there are fewer clouds in the sky .
Striking the office window and painting it red > the setting/dying sun paint the window red .
Carl and Fritzi are not on an equal footing (pied d'égalité)
Old-fashioned >> fashionable (à la mode)
New york is a filthy (immonde), wretched (abominable), dangerous city .
Not safe = unsafe.
Humeur = mood front = forehead se plisser = to wrinkle sang = blood joue = cheek bien écarté = wide apart célibataire = single inflexible = adamant découvrir = find out répliquer = replied attentioné = carefully
Underrate yourself = se sous estimer