BBC - Today Sometime in mid-July 1518, in the city of Strasbourg, a woman stepped into the street and started to dance. She was still dancing several days later. Within a week about 100 people had been consumed by the same irresistible urge to dance. The authorities were convinced that the afflicted would only recover if they danced day and night. So guildhalls were set aside for them to dance in, musicians were hired to play pipes and drums to keep them moving, and professional dancers were paid to keep them on their feet. Within days those with weak hearts started to die. Explication de Texte: Recommended Methodology To write a successful explication de texte, follow the recommended methodology below: Introduction: Situate the passage in the context of the larger work. Identify the author, year of publication, genre, and then identify the passage’s placement. Is it the beginning of a novel (incipit) or midway through a chapter? Is it more towards the beginning, middle, or end? Who is speaking (first or third person narrator?)
DOMUS Industrial complex, Valvigna, Italy The most recent and largest factory designed by Guido Canali for Prada is laid out as something more complex and diversified than a mere manufacturing plant. It aspires to create a place that represents the most authentic spirit of the Italian brand in the context of a highly developed area lying along Italy’s longest motorway. Design Guido Canali. Photos Francesco Castagna
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6 Whopping Government Misstatements About NSA Spying Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) and chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, is among many government officials uttering misstatements in the wake of the Edward Snowden NSA leaks. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin/AP Whistleblower Edward Snowden’s leaks about NSA spying have set off a fierce global debate about security and privacy in the internet age. The revelations of the United States performing mass surveillance on an international scale have also unleashed an avalanche of government misstatements aimed at defending, or even denying, the NSA’s dragnet surveillance. We’ve gone through them and picked out some of the biggest whoppers.
Nigel Farage has just had his Nick Griffin moment Nigel Farage has just appeared on the James O’Brien show, and it’s one of the most amazing radio interviews I’ve ever heard. It started with the Ukip leader attempting to defend his party over charges of racism. It ended with his Communications Director Patrick O’Flynn interrupting the interview live on air and then, according to LBC staff, physically dragging him out of the studio off camera. What happened in between has effectively finished Nigel Farage’s political career. Frieze Magazine Frieze network Saul Leiter Review French Web Resources - Web Links Culture and History Music, Radio & Television News and Magazines Literature Language Learning Sites Chat and Virtual Worlds Country/City Tours Grab BagProfessional Language Associations Culture and History Music, Radio, and Television
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