Video Lesson n. 1- Reading and Commentary of Excerpt from “1984” – G. Orwell

In this first video lesson reading and commenting an excerpt taken from G. Orwell‘s best selling novel 1984, published in 1949, Wiston is talking with one of the partiy’s most … Continue reading Video Lesson n. 1- Reading and Commentary of Excerpt from “1984” – G. Orwell

Video-Lesson 0 -INTRODUCTION TO ORWELL’S EXCERPTS’ READINGS AND COMMENTARIES

This video lesson is an introduction to the other four video lessons regarding the readings and commentaries of the excerpts taken from both of G. Orwell‘s novels, each of the … Continue reading Video-Lesson 0 -INTRODUCTION TO ORWELL’S EXCERPTS’ READINGS AND COMMENTARIES

PERCHE’ DICO ASSOLUTAMENTE NO ALLE TELECAMERE NELLE CLASSI SCOLASTICHE

Una questione di principio innanzitutto Innanzitutto la mia è una posizione in difesa di un principio che tento di spiegare qui di seguito. Nel Panopticon di Jeremy Bentham l’illuminista inglese, … Continue reading PERCHE’ DICO ASSOLUTAMENTE NO ALLE TELECAMERE NELLE CLASSI SCOLASTICHE

Excerpt from “Animal Farm”, G. Orwell

Animal Farm (1945) Chapter 1 All the animals were now present except Moses, the tame raven, who slept on a perch behind the back door. When Major saw that they had … Continue reading Excerpt from “Animal Farm”, G. Orwell

LITERATURE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

MODERNISM ‘Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language. … The meaning of a word is its use in the language.’ The literary and … Continue reading LITERATURE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY