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08 Oct 2023

The Notion of Cultural Identity in The Waiter's Wife and Angels in America

Essay - 3 pages - Linguistics & languages

As Margaret J. Wheatley, who studies organizational behaviour, once noted that "There (was) no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about", we may question, especially since the most prevalent ghettoization suspicions in many places around the world, with all the...

27 Sep 2023

As I Lay Dying - William Faulkner (1930) - Chapter 31

Text commentary - 2 pages - Literature

Faulkner has always pointed out that he wrote As I Lay Dying only in a few weeks, while he was still working on Sanctuary. A reference to the eleventh Song in Homer's Odyssey, the title right away foreshadows a Homeric epic. As part of the movement called stream of consciousness, Faulkner...

27 Sep 2023

The Syrian Conflict: Effectiveness and Ethics of the Bombing by the United States, Britain, and France

Essay - 2 pages - Linguistics & languages

An alliance led by the US, Britain, and France has been bombarding targets in Syria since 2015. Nevertheless, different events must be distinguished. On the first hand, some bombings took place in order to fight against Daesh. Iraq asked for the help of other countries in order to wipe out...

26 Sep 2023

Postcard from London

Creative writing - 2 pages - Linguistics & languages

This document includes a postcard from London in a dynamic and humorous tone.

26 Sep 2023

English grammar - Modal forms and use of 'can' and 'may'

Case study - 4 pages - Linguistics & languages

In English grammar, there are several modal verbs (can, could, may, might, will, would, should to, must and shall). These modals are generally used to express functions like permission, ability, obligation, lack of necessity, advice, possibility or probability. Each one of modal verbs expresses...

19 Sep 2023

Two revision sheets for the English oral exam of the baccalauréat

Revision sheet - 2 pages - Linguistics & languages

In this document you will find two revision sheets for the English oral exam of the baccalauréat on the themes The Idea of Progress and Places and Forms of Power.

17 Sep 2023

Oral presentation on historical topics

Presentation - 2 pages - Linguistics & languages

This document provides answers to a series of questions designed for an oral presentation on historical topics. Why did you choose to study history? Why is history so important for our present and our future?

15 Sep 2023

London post card writing exercise

Creative writing - 2 pages - Linguistics & languages

Dear mom and dad, I have just arrived in London and the city is fantastic! I have two weeks to visit all the places and to buy as many souvenirs as I can, but I am not sure I will have enough money! And there is also a problem with prices, I am not accustomed to pounds so I must convert all the...

15 Sep 2023

English - Talking about... - Speaking exercises

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Linguistics & languages

In this document, you will find some exercises to improve your speaking skills.

08 Sep 2023

Motivation letter for the MEEF Master's Program Second degree

Tutorials/exercises - 1 pages - Linguistics & languages

This document is a motivation letter for MEEF MASTER second degree candidates who wishes to integrate a university course.

05 Sep 2023

Wireless, The Voice - Agatha Christie (1925) - Questions and exercises

Tutorials/exercises - 2 pages - Literature

This document includes questions, a translation exercise and a creative writing exercise based on an extract of the short story Wireless, written by Agatha Christie.

31 Aug 2023

Modernists of the 30s - Comparative essay

Tutorials/exercises - 2 pages - Literature

This document is an essay on the modernist movement, which appeared in the 1930s, and its followers (writers, poets, philosophers, etc.)

28 Aug 2023

Myths and Heroes

Essay - 1 pages - Linguistics & languages

Myths are stories and heroes are the people who support it, and both are part of our collective imaginary. They are so different from boring people and life that we feel interested. Could we also become heroes? We will first define and take a look at the myths and heroes we know, and then we will...

28 Aug 2023

Idea of Progress : sport performances

Essay - 1 pages - Linguistics & languages

We should start saying that progress is simply a positive evolution. This can be applied to all sorts of subjects but today I will be talking about sports performances because limits are pushed further. But can we consider this real progress?

28 Aug 2023

Leeds Woollen Workers Petition (1786) and Letter from Leeds Cloth Merchants (1791) - Introduction to Civilization

Tutorials/exercises - 1 pages - Linguistics & languages

This is a commentary of two documents: the Leeds Woollen Workers Petition (1786) and the Letter from Leeds Cloth Merchants (1791) by answering the following questions: - Present the two documents (type). - Who are the authors of the documents? - Who are they addressed to? - What are the messages?...

26 Aug 2023

The thing around your neck, A private experience - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - 2009

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Literature

In this other short story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, two women help each other to find shelter in an abandoned store, after running with no rest, in a hurry. One is clearly Muslim, the other, Chika, seems to be Christian. In an atmosphere of dictatorship and ethnic tensions, they have escaped a...

26 Aug 2023

The Thing Around Your Neck, The American Embassy - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2009)

Book review - 1 pages - Literature

The document is a 200-word review of the chapter "The American Embassy" of the short story "The Thing Around Your Neck" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

26 Aug 2023

Recitatif - Toni Morrison (1983) - Race as a social construct

Text commentary - 4 pages - Literature

"Recitatif" of Toni Morrison only short story follows a fairly traditional structure: the narrator relates several episodes in her life, all centered around chance encounters with a childhood friend. Yet the narrative is thoroughly informed by an experiment in omission. Indeed, the two...

26 Aug 2023

To what extent can Housefathers truly identify as heroes?

Presentation - 1 pages - Linguistics & languages

Non-conforming sexuality has long been a factor of violence and discrimination. Over the years, the gay community organized into ‘Houses': small, tight-knit safe spaces working as families, in which these people, long being harassed, could enjoy their sexuality and culture freely,...

26 Aug 2023

Notes of a Native Son, Baldwin, J. (2017) - How can a black man, marginalized and silenced, dehumanized, can see in his struggle the struggle of mankind?

Text commentary - 2 pages - Literature

In the eponymous section of his most celebrated collection of essays, "Notes of a Native Son", James Baldwin, one of the most prominent African-American writers of the last century, explores questions of race through a very personal lens: he recounts his relationship with his father and his...

03 Aug 2023

Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus - Mary Shelley (1818) - How does Mary Shelley transition from the time Victor Frankenstein was very excited and joyful about his project, to realizing it was a foolish and horrific idea?

Tutorials/exercises - 2 pages - Linguistics & languages

Frankenstein is the most famous novel by Mary Shelley; it became a classic of literature and has been adapted many times since its creation. During her lifetime, Mary Shelley wrote around ten books, including poems and novels. Frankenstein is her second work, and also the most famous one. It...

03 Aug 2023

King as disturber of the peace - Vincent Gordon Harding (1987) - The substitution of the advocate's meaningful struggle for an iconic representation

Text commentary - 5 pages - Linguistics & languages

"King as Disturber of the Peace" is an essay written by Vincent Gordon Harding, exploring the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In this essay, Harding presents an alternative perspective on King's role in society, challenging the conventional image of King as a passive and peaceful...

18 Jul 2023

Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus - Mary Shelley (1818)

Text commentary - 2 pages - Literature

The text studied is an abstract from the novel Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, written by Mary Shelley and published in 1818. Its genre is fantastic, or horror novel. It is sometimes considered to be a gothic novel.

27 May 2023

King Lear - Shakespeare (1606) - A tragedy from the Renaissance

Text commentary - 2 pages - Literature

The violent language used by King Lear in his speech, marking his anger, leads us to another characteristic: the role of art as an instrument of knowledge. Indeed, King Lear's speech evolves through the extract. In the beginning, Lear orders the storm ("Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks!...

27 May 2023

Myths and Heroes - published: 27/05/2023

Essay - 1 pages - Philosophy

In this notion we talk about myths and heroes. A myth can be a legend, a story which is imaginary and a hero can be an historical person or a character from a book or in a movie to stop a bad person. In this notion we talk about the different person or character like Captain America who influence...

25 May 2023

Raymond Boudon, the Leader of "Methodical Individualism"

Biography - 1 pages - Philosophy

Raymond Boudon is a philosopher and one of the most eminent French sociologists of the 20th is century and the beginning of the 21st century with Alain Touraine, Michel Crozier and Pierre Bourdieu. He was born on January 27, 1934, in Paris and died on April 10, 2013, in Paris. Raymond Boudon is...

24 May 2023

The Culture Map - Erin Meyer (2014) - The cultural differences

Book review - 2 pages - Philosophy

If I need to admit something, it was the only book in the three proposed that I hadn't chosen to read, thinking that I would be able to adapt to the cultural differences compared to the topic "communication" treated in the book "Non-violent communication" for example. But, in the end since...

10 May 2023

Do's and Don'ts to work in Tunisia

Practical guide - 2 pages - Philosophy

It is almost impossible for a foreigner to get a job in Tunisia (given the revolution) unless it is sponsored by a Tunisian company. In order to obtain a position, it is imperative to be proficient in Arabic or English. The main sources for finding work are the Internet and the daily newspaper...

25 Apr 2023

Is There a Single Right Interpretation? - Peter Lamarque (2002) - [I]t would be a mistake to give up the truth-seeking aspiration of interpretation altogether

Text commentary - 4 pages - Literature

Lamarque argues that abandoning the pursuit of truth-seeking in interpretation would be a mistake. In this reflection, I will delve into the significance of truth-seeking in interpretation, drawing on relevant documents and scholarly discourse in the field of literary studies. In his statement,...

08 Mar 2023

The Depiction of Women's Struggles Against Patriarchal Power Structures in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and The Testaments - Proposal

Dissertation - 6 pages - Literature

The document is an outline of a thesis about Margaret Atwood's depiction of women's struggles in her works. The project explores the depiction of women's struggles against patriarchal power structures in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and its sequel, The Testaments....