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METHOD + EXAMPLES
- Define notion > personal perspective > documents
First / so / then / that’s why / however …
““Well ok so the imaginary … To me the Imaginary belongs to our dreaming experience.
When we imagine things most of the times we are dreaming. But writers have access and take us to a world of imagination. Science Fiction is my favourite field because it allows me to escape from reality. Thanks to sci-fi stories we think about extraordinary and psychedelic experiences. For example this year we studied … watched a film which is called Inception directed by Christopher Nolan … “ Imaginary > #Dr Jekyll / (#The Yellow Wall Paper) / #Inception
How do sci-fi stories distort reality?
Plan your presentation in 2 parts
“So first I’ll mention Rosa Parks’ role in the Civil Rights Movement and then I’ll explain how victory can only be achieved through collective struggle with the example of Martin Luther King’s march on Washington.”
Conclude on what you’ve learned and how it helped redefine the notion.
“Finally we all believe the American Dream is a question of determination, success and freedom for all but in the end, it might be an American nightmare or just an illusion.”
VOCABULARY – Imaginary
- to read / to write / to show / how / readers / writers
- to imagine / to think / to create/ to dream / to travel / to fantasize/ to realize / to make your dreams come true / to embody / to feature / illustrate
- imagination / dream / thoughts / mind / fiction / reality / fear / abstraction / hopes / inner fears
to be scared / to be frightened / to be scary / unreal / far away from reality / on your own / lonely / free / captivating / stuck / crazy / non sense / absurd / focused / mad / insane / illogical / extraordinary / boring / imaginary / mysterious / suspenseful / dark / light / ambivalent / psychedelic / split / ambiguous
> find an article about Progress in the field of science // back ward move in terms of discrimination & anti-gay feelings.
2 documents on progress
- Myths & Heroes American Dream?
Us Patriotism / Guantanamo / Death Penalty
means protests / speech or boycott
ordinary woman / teacher /
‘anonymous’ unexpected heroine vs Malcolm X
how Black heroes lived through people’s minds / history
How heroes of the Black cause were created?
The power of the media in the making of heroes?
- Imaginary > #Fahrenheit 451 / # 1984 / #?
? > # / # Lord of the Flies / # ?
Myths and Heroes
refugees / struggle through natural disasters / fighting the odds
Picture of a woman after the earthquake in Haiti
anonymous heroes / real-life heroes
9/11 fire fighters
- Myths & Heroes
- Spaces & Exchanges
pers. doc – Afghanistan
Gertrude Bell > Irak
Shackleton > Antarctica
Livingstone > Africa
3 types of adventurers / discoverers > political agenda
How Europeans envision the ‘new world’ ?
> explorations for Western Europeans
somewhere between colonization and personal pleasure (tourism) ?
- The Imaginary > # 1984 # Dr Jekyll # ? / Travel > # Dr Moreau / # Lord of the Flies / # ?
- Travel > # Stevenson / # Robinson Crusoe / # ?
Rosa Parks / Whiteys on the Moon Gill Scott Heron
Africans Americans for Barack Obama video
extract from Obama’s biography
What message was formulated around the fight for equal rights?
African American identity in Photography
social progress / scientific progress
- Characters / Avatars > # Dorian Gray # Dracula # Nosferatu?
- Travel > # Dr Moreau # Shutter Island # ?
Battle for school integration
Franklin McCain past / today ?
How have things changed for Black people?
At what cost? Slow / racism still exists / but hopeful things (Obama)
Trial / decision today
- Civil Rights Act 1964 // 50 years anniversary of CR movement
- Black History Month
- Doc pers. Angela Davis
American Dream? Thanksgiving?
Folk legends / monsters
Loch Ness > Folk legends in Scotland
Lord of the Rings > poetry of the lakes / heroic fantasy / Game Of Thrones
Arthurian Legends / Lancelot > Monthy Pythons ‘The Quest of the Holy Graal’ / Black Adder
Fairies / Elves