Notion Myths and Heros bac oralNotion Espagnol- Andd E Intercambios: Notion espagnol - idea de progreso. Tous les forums Tous ensemble Bac Entraide aux devoirs Orientation. An hero can be a mythological figure. So, mythology includes the legends of our history, our religions, stories of how the world was created and our heroes.
Definition of the notion "Myths and Heroes" - Anglais pour le BAC
A myth is a symbolic and fabled story from a community, a social practice generally orally given which proposes an explanation on the foundations of a world, of a society. It is also a cultural identity in which a society recognizes itself. Therefore, it answers questions and allows a society to feel at peace with itself. It has a universal characterization rooted in a period, a century and it can be reactualized through time in order to create a new myth.
A myth and its use can justify a political choice when times are tough for instance during a war. Myths are a means of influence and can embody an ideology. They allow to rewrite History and mythify a period which has reached its climax for instance Elizabeth 1st golden age in England. Through times and with the developpement of new technologies it is more and more difficult to believe in Myths as Science tends to deconstruct and destructure them.
From times to times, people revolt against the Established myths as they face difficulties or crisis. Therefore, they are looking for someone who will fulfill their expectations and who will reassure them in their beliefs. Fallen heroes are numerous. Even in France where people are not raised with comics, everybody admires Superheroes such as Batman, Superman etc….
In the eighties, many people would have like to have the same body as Sylvester Stallone and the fitness clubs were full of men trying to develop their muscles, as if he could bring you a special power. We can conclude that a myth cannot survive if it is not carried on by a hero, because this latter one is visible, not to say touchable for people. A myth is a concept people can have difficulty to materialize because of their culture, their social and economical background.
Every American is deeply attached to the Constitution. Each time they need help they refer to the text which they consider as sacred. Many people for example are referring to the second amendment to defend their rights to carry a gun.
The myth of the weapon as the ultimate way to protect your family. Thanksgiving is also a myth that American people cherish, believe that one day a dinner was served by people to thank Indians. The rags to riches story is also a myth conveyed by the medias but also by politicians.
But in reality many are suffering and remain poor. Be careful as it is not a philosophical essay try to be concise: Thanks a lot for this lesson! I disagree too on the whole death problem established by PommeCassis.
Although there are quite a few repetitions, the whole subject is well-written and even if I disagree on some points anglo-saxons myths with american references? Also, I think American can take a "s" if we talk about the people of America Americans.
I intend to complete this chapter a little bit. I wrote down some exemples for the models of societies such as Superman who embodies values like Antispecism. For the harsh journey I wrote Rosa Parks but that works just as well for any anti-discrimination leaders.
It lacks a bit of exemple and the range of vocabulary is not quite large, but thanks for sharing! Have a wonderful day. Thank you for your article, it's helpful: But, I disagree with this point: Or he can be a martyr. Well, it's my point of view.
Tous les forums Tous ensemble Bac Entraide aux devoirs Orientation. Teste tes connaissances en Anglais avec nos quiz. Firstly, it is more common to find male heroes.
Even in France where people are not raised with comics, everybody admires Superheroes such as Batman, Superman etc… -Many of them are children of a Gods and have underwent an unusual birth and share some of the following powers: Superman has lost his parents and his planet. Both myths and heroes contribute to unity and stability of a society. Les avis sur ce document. Votre commentaire est en attente de validation. Quiz Bac L Anglais Places and forms of power: