Undervisningsbeskrivelse

Stamoplysninger til brug ved prøver til gymnasiale uddannelser
Termin(er) 2019/20
Institution Rungsted Gymnasium
Fag og niveau Engelsk A
Lærer(e) Bo Christopher Hilsted
Hold 2019 EN/2 (3g ENA/2)
Oversigt over gennemførte undervisningsforløb
Titel 1 The American Dream
Titel 2 From Thatcher to Brexit
Titel 3 Hemingway
Titel 4 The Origin of Evil
Titel 5 A divided Ireland

Beskrivelse af de enkelte undervisningsforløb (1 skema for hvert forløb)
Titel 1 The American Dream

This subject will focus on central texts, ficition and non-fiction, in the formation of the concept of the American Dream ending in the presindtial election November 8 2016.

Core texts:
The Declaration of Independence, The Gettysburg Address, Faulkner: Dry September,Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby,King:  I have a dream, Trump's Inaugural Address 2016

Key words: the American Dream, the pursuit of happiness, segregation, civil rights, equality
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: Ikke angivet
Dækker over: 21 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
Titel 2 From Thatcher to Brexit

This subject will focus mainly on Thatcher and the 80's, but will try to establish the connection between the 80's and Brexit for the UK
We start by fofusing on the Decade of Contrasts and end by reading articles about Brexit and its consequences.
Keywords:
Market forces, liberalism, privatisation, hooliganism, gender roles, the EU, New labour and Brexit
Key events:
The Falklands War, the miners' strike, gender roles in the 80's
Tony Blair and New Labour
Brexit cases and its consequences
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: Ikke angivet
Dækker over: 10 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
Titel 3 Hemingway

We shall study Hemingway's short stories, focusing on plot,narrator, style and minimalism
Core texts:
Indian Camp, the Doctor and the Doctor's Wife, The End of Something, The Short Happy Life of Franscis Macomber
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: Ikke angivet
Dækker over: 16 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
Titel 4 The Origin of Evil

Macbeth is the core text of this theme, focusing on the fatal flaw and the Elizabethan world picture:
Order, the chain of being, maro- and microcosmos, the fatal flaw.

Why is this a tragedy?
What could be said to be the origin of evil?

Texts:
Macbeth
Hamlet: "To be or not to be"
Graham Greene: The Destructors
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: Ikke angivet
Dækker over: 15 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer