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Man from the South







Please read Man From The South before starting this lesson.
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In deze les zitten 20 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 3 videos.

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Please read Man From The South before starting this lesson.

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

In what part of the story did you begin to feel that the bet was going too far?

Slide 2 - Open vraag

What do you think about betting and people who like to bet?

Slide 3 - Open vraag

Man from the south

Quentin Tarantino has used the short story Man From The South  for his film 4 Rooms.

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

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Slide 5 - Video

Man from the south

Another famous director that used Roald Dahl's short story is Alfred Hitchcock.

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

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Slide 7 - Video

Man from the south

One big difference between the original and the Tarantino version is that, in the film, the bellhop is responsible for the chopping, should it be necessary. Unfortunately, he is a bit hesitant, so they try to convince him…

Slide 8 - Tekstslide

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Slide 9 - Video

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The ending as written by Roald Dahl wasn't enough exciting for Tarantino. What happens in Tarantino's alternative ending?

Slide 10 - Open vraag

The alternative ending of Tarantino is not just a plot difference but also changes the message that the writer was trying to give us about gambling. Roald Dahl’s stories often have a moral side to them. What is, according to you, the moral of Man From The South?

Slide 11 - Open vraag

Even though bets with ZIPPOs and Cadillacs might seem far-reaching to you, it doesn’t mean that addiction isn’t lurking around the corner. In the next slide you’ll find a link to a South Park episode about a very current addiction. Watch it and come back to LessonUp for the final quiz! 

Slide 12 - Tekstslide

Slide 13 - Link

In the short story Man From The South the narrator is:
A
the man from the south
B
the naval cadet
C
the bellhop
D
one of the tourists at the hotel

Slide 14 - Quizvraag

Choose the (2) directors that have filmed the Man From The South:
A
B
C
D

Slide 15 - Quizvraag

What kind of addiction does the text deal with?
A
mobile games
B
gambling
C
drugs
D
drinking

Slide 16 - Quizvraag

Which chemical in your brain is associated with pleasure and reward and its imbalance can cause addiction problems?
A
serotonin
B
dopamine
C
glutamate
D
Norepinephrine

Slide 17 - Quizvraag

What is the key to a successful freemium game?
A
It has to have a great story.
B
It has to have good graphics.
C
It has to be challenging for the player.
D
It has to be just barely fun.

Slide 18 - Quizvraag

Write a paragraph (50-60 words) describing the plot of the South Park episode Freemium Isn't Free.

Slide 19 - Open vraag

THE END!

Slide 20 - Tekstslide