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In deze les zitten 22 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 6 videos.

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American poet

Wrote 'Grass' in 1918, at the end of WWI

Modern Period
Carl Sandburg

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Slide 4 - Video

What is the theme/message of

Slide 5 - Open vraag

Katherine Mansfield
English writer,
Born in New-Zealand , settled in England.
1888 - 1923,
died at the age of 34

Most influential author of the Modernist Movement.

Explored anxiety and existentialism.
Brother died in WWI in 1915.

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

Slide 7 - Video

What is the theme/message of
The Fly?

Slide 8 - Open vraag

Slide 9 - Video

What is the best thematic link between Grass and The Fly?
Although we want to forget the past, we should remember it.
Defence mechanisms (like replacement) help us to deal with life.
We should learn from the past, taking revenge does not help us.
War only causes grief that we would like to forget.

Slide 10 - Quizvraag

Adrian Mitchell
English poet
Wrote anti-war
poetry, leader of the Nuclear Disarmament Movement

Vietnam War
Left wing

Post-Modern Era

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Norman Morrison set himself on fire to protest against the Vietnam war, in 
the presence of his one-year-old daughter 

Slide 13 - Tekstslide

What is the theme/message of Norman Morrison?

Slide 14 - Open vraag

Slide 15 - Video

World War I -1914-1918 - 17 million war deaths

World War II 1940-1945 - 72 million war deaths

Vietnam War - 1955-1975 - 4 million war deaths
War between the USA + South Vietnam against North Vietnam (+ China and Sovjet Union)
America lost this war.

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Slide 17 - Video

Sue Ragland

American writer


A memory of 1918

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Slide 19 - Video

What could be the theme/message of
The Hero?

Slide 20 - Open vraag

The best thematic link between Norman Morrison and The Hero is
Everybody can become a hero. However, only a few are real heroes.
Fighting in a war or protesting against it makes a person a hero.
War is especially horrible for the soldiers' families.
Some people just go to war, others protest against war.

Slide 21 - Quizvraag

Each of you must be able to speak for 5 minutes about the similarities and differences between the poem and short story via the thematic link. Also include the literary period. Give examples and explain.

In an additional 5 minutes you and your partner discuss the differences and similarities between the themes of your different topics. Which poem/story do you like most and would you recommend ?

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