Power of words

Heroes ? Mothers’ viewpoints

CE. A poem by Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967), a famous English poet, writer and soldier who served during WWI. THE HERO ‘Jack fell as he’d have wished,’ the mother said, And folded up the letter that she’d read. ‘The Colonel writes so nicely.’ Something broke In the tired voice that quivered to a choke. She half … Continuer la lecture »

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Nelson Mandela’s Life Story

Learning about Nelson Mandela’s early life will help you understand how he could come to power.

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Advertising : fighting stereotypes or using them to sell ?

   

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Robert Burns : the making of a national figure

University of Glasgow introduces you to the life, works and global celebrity of Robert Burns

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Power of Words and Images

PROTEST SONGS convey messages of peace : James Blunt’s No Bravery   Spoof ads combine the power of words and humour.   The art of Rhetoric and Propaganda : discover the world of advertising strategies to understand how words and images can make buy, think or act.   ADVERTISING can also be a tool to protest … Continuer la lecture »

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Education is Freedom and Power

« Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world. » Nelson Mandela (South Africa famous leader) WEAPONS VS SCHOOLS 15 February 2013 Last updated at 23:05 GMT Taliban continue to target schools http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-21479169   Many Pakistani school children are defying the Taliban every day by attending classes in areas where schools … Continuer la lecture »

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Malala : a Modern Heroine

WHO is Malala ? Malala’s Official Facebook Blog Malala Yousafzai and the BBC (BBC News Friday, 19 October 2012  by Jon Williams) In recent days, much has been written about Malala Yousafzai – the 14-year-old Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban. But in 2008, when the Taliban imposed a ban on girls’ … Continuer la lecture »

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Poetry

« Poetry is the voice of spirit and imagination and all that is potential, as well as of the healing benevolence that used to be the privilege of the gods » Ted Hughes You don’t ‘explain’ Poetry – You cannot make mistakes when you study a poem ! Listen to the voice of the poet and analyse … Continuer la lecture »

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Ted Hughes’s Biography

On Wikipedia: in English : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Hughes in French : http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Hughes On Poetry’s Archive: http://www.poetryarchive.org/poetryarchive/singlePoet.do?poetId=7078 On private sites: http://www.ted-hughes.net/bio_bib.html http://www.zeta.org.au/~annskea/timeline.htm On the BBC: this article was written in 2009 when the BBC launched a survey to elect Britain’s favourite Poet

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The Thought-Fox

Poem read by author   THE THOUGHT-FOX I imagine this midnight moment’s forest: Something else is alive Beside the clock’s loneliness And this blank page where my fingers move. Through the window I see no star: Something more near Though deeper within darkness Is entering the loneliness: Cold, delicately as the dark snow, A fox’s … Continuer la lecture »

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