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The Romantic Age: Topic 2: Overview

The Romantic Age: Topic 2: Overview
The Gothic begins with later-eighteenth-century writers' turn to the past; in the context of the Romantic period, the Gothic is, then, a type of imitation medievalism. When it was launched in the later eighteenth century, The Gothic featured accounts of terrifying experiences in ancient castles — experiences connected with subterranean dungeons, secret passageways, flickering lamps, screams, moans, bloody hands, ghosts, graveyards, and the rest. By extension, it came to designate the macabre, mysterious, fantastic, supernatural, and, again, the terrifying, especially the pleasurably terrifying, in literature more generally. Closer to the present, one sees the Gothic pervading Victorian literature (for example, in the novels of Dickens and the Brontës), American fiction (from Poe and Hawthorne through Faulkner), and of course the films, television, and videos of our own (in this respect, not-so-modern) culture. My own agitation and anguish was extreme during the whole trial. Related:  Gothic Fiction

Voix du pouvoir, pouvoirs de la voix : V for Vendetta de James Mc Teigue 1V for Vendetta (V pour Vendetta, 2005) de James Mc Teigue est une adaptation de la bande dessinée éponyme d’Alan Moore et David Lloyd. Le film raconte l’histoire d’un homme, V, qui entend rétablir la justice en se vengeant des exactions commises à son encontre et envers les nombreuses victimes massacrées au profit d’une poignée de dirigeants mus par l’appât du gain. Dépassant la vendetta personnelle, l’action de V vise également le réveil du peuple londonien, soumis à l’autorité du Chancelier Adam Sutler et contrôlé par le Doigt, organe répressif dont le nom évoque symboliquement celui apposé sur la bouche des citoyens pour les réduire au silence. Le plan d’action de V est double : il doit d’une part faire éclater le scandale et punir les coupables, et d’autre part établir un nouveau point de départ pour le pays, symbolisé par l’explosion finale du Parlement. 1 Gérard Genette, Discours du récit, Paris, éditions du Seuil, 2007, p. 220. 3 « Car l’homme peut échouer. 10 « Mon cul !

Elements of the Gothic Novel Robert Harris Version Date: June 15, 2015 The gothic novel was invented almost single-handedly by Horace Walpole, whose The Castle of Otranto (1764) contains essentially all the elements that constitute the genre. Walpole's novel was imitated not only in the eighteenth century and not only in the novel form, but it has influenced the novel, the short story, poetry, and even film making up to the present day. Gothic elements include the following: 1. Setting in a castle. The castle may be near or connected to caves, which lend their own haunting flavor with their darkness, uneven floors, branchings, claustrophobia, and mystery. Translated into the modern novel or filmmaking, the setting might be in an old house or mansion--or even a new house--where unusual camera angles, sustained close ups during movement, and darkness or shadows create the same sense of claustrophobia and entrapment. 2. In modern novels and filmmaking, the inexplicable events are often murders. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 1.

Det sublime - Kunsthistorie Det sublime (Fra latin sublimis: høyt hevet, sublim, opphøyet, av en høyere orden) er dødens og ekstasens estetikk og er knyttet til fenomener som overgår det mennesket kan styre og kontrollere, som er utenfor vår viljes kontroll. Ved sublime opplevelser blir vi gjennomskaket av følelser som f.eks. ærefrykt. Det sublime innebærer erfaringen av en transcendent storhet, som makt, heroisme eller utbredelse i rom og tid, og overskrider vår normale evne til å bedømme eller gripe. Det sublime og Det skjønne I dag blir sublim ofte forstått som synonym til skjønn, mens tidligere tenkere har skilt skarpt mellom de to. Historie Vi finner en ansats til tenkningen om det sublime hos Aristoteles, som hevder at størrelse er et vesentlig moment ved det skjønne. Som estetisk stilretning er den først og fremst beskrevet systematisk og tradisjonsdannende av Longinos, Burke og Kant. Kant har formet senere oppfatninger om det sublime. Litteratur Eksterne lenker

SEQ LELE terminale Meeting the Other -> Love and Friendship (début de ma séquence) | twitters, team anglais 1. brainstorming: « how do you make friends? » -> je donne une toolbox (doc ci-joint) pour injecter lexique et expressions (EO en cours et trace écrite). OBJECTIF: les amener vers 2 concepts: les opposés s’attirent et qui se ressemble s’assemble. 2. 3. 4. 5. travail en groupes sur doc literary genre et quick glance et P&P (distribuer à 4 groupes différents 2 grilles de voc à retrouver (groupes faibles) et 2 grilles sur le contenu (2 groupes plus forts) -> à remplir sur transparents puis correction en mettant côte à côte les 2 grilles similaires chaque fois (imprimer les versions papier lors de la correction pour prise de note dessus) 6. 7. 8. TOOLBOX 1 Tale LELE Friendship Exercice Toolbox seq 1 friends Tale LELE PROMPTS SEQ 1 guess the topic même chose: (à distribuer éventuellement-> supports de commentaires en cours sur ces prompts) -> Docs déclencheurs Odd couple P&P quickglance & literary genre Wksheet teams1 sur texte quick glance what is at stake et literary genre

Conventions of the Gothic Genre There are a number of techniques, devices and conventions common to a great deal of Gothic literature: WEATHER: used in a number of ways and forms, some of these being: Mist - This convention in Gothic Literature is often used to obscure objects (this can be related to the sublime) by reducing visibility or to prelude the insertion of a terrifying person or thing; Storms - These frequently accompany important events. Flashes of lightening accompany revelation; thunder and downpours prefigure the appearance of a character or the beginning of a significant event; Sunlight - represents goodness and pleasure; it also has the power to bestow these upon characters.THE SUBLIME: The definition of this key term has long been a contested term, but the idea of the sublime is essential to an understanding of Gothic poetics and, especially, the attempt to defend or justify the literature of terror. This of course is a selection of only a few elements of a novel, and no text is this predictable.

Nasjonalromantikken Nasjonalromantikken var en kulturhistorisk periode som hadde sitt opphav i strømninger i den tyske kulturkrets for 200 år siden. Man taler gjerne om en høyromantikk, med utspring i den tyske byen Jena, og en noe yngre romantikk, nasjonalromantikken, med utspring i Heidelberg. Nasjonalromantikken fant sine særegne uttrykk både innen billedkunst, arkitektur, filosofi, historieforskning, musikk, folkloristikk og litteratur. I arkitekturen brukes nasjonalromantikk som en samlebetegnelse på flere stilarter som en fase innen historismen fra slutten av 1800–tallet fram til etter 1. verdenskrig. Edvard Grieg var en framtredende representant innen musikk. Bakgrunn[rediger | rediger kilde] Presten og filosofen Johann Gottfried Herder ga støtet til en nydefinering av begrepet "folk", gjennom sine utgivelse av Volkslieder folkeviser, senere revidert utgave Stimmen der Völker in Liedern. Tyskland var først ute. Det arbeidet Wergeland etterspurte kom i gang for alvor etter 1840.

Pride and Prejudice Extraits du film : Guided Readers (Macmillan)Macmillan propose des livres simplifiés(en vente). One Stop English propose des worksheets allant avec ce livre simplifié. Cela peut donner des idées pour l’exploitation du film. ClassicNote on Pride and PrejudiceAnalyse du livre : About Jane AustenAbout Pride and PrejudiceCharacter ListMajor ThemesGlossary of TermsShort SummaryFull Summary and AnalysisSummary and Analysis of Volume I, Chapters 1-6Summary and Analysis of Volume I, Chapters 7-14Summary and Analysis of Volume I, Chapters 15-23Summary and Analysis of Volume II, Chapters 1-10Summary and Analysis of Volume II, Chapters 11-19Summary and Analysis of Volume III, Chapters 1-10Summary and Analysis of Volume III, Chapters 11-18Related LinksTest Yourself !

Gothic motifs What does it mean to say a text is Gothic? Professor John Bowen considers some of the best-known Gothic novels of the late 18th and 19th centuries, exploring the features they have in common, including marginal places, transitional time periods and the use of fear and manipulation. Professor John Bowen discusses key motifs in Gothic novels , including the uncanny, the sublime and the supernatural. Filmed at Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham. Gothic is a literary genre, and a characteristically modern one. Strange places It is usual for characters in Gothic fiction to find themselves in a strange place; somewhere other, different, mysterious. Front cover for 1919 edition of Dracula Castle Dracula from the cover of the thirteenth edition of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, 1919. View images from this item (1) Great Expectations illustrated by John McLenan Miss Havisham and the decaying Satis House from Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations, illustrated by John McLenan, 1861. View images from this item (16)

LELE Vous allez enseigner la LELE en L cette année? Voici des sites pour vous aider, des documents, des sites de collègues avec des œuvres étudiées et des suggestions de méthodologie, et même un manuel. Sur le site de l’académie de Lyon, « des documents (à télécharger) qui ont été présentés par les formateurs lors des journées de formation ainsi que le diaporama présenté par Michelle Jaillet, IA-IPR d’anglais, complété par les récentes instructions sur la nature des épreuves du baccalauréat 2013. Le site Agreg Ink vous propose aussi une liste d’oeuvres possibles, construite à partir des suggestions des collègues qui enseignaient en anglais langue de complement. Voyez aussi cette page de méthodologie que Kédem Ferré a créé pour ses élèves Et un manuel : Enjoy Literature, édité par Elipse qui s’adresse aux élèves, mais aussi aux enseignants.

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