Presentation on theme: "Reading makes a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. 读书使人充实，讨论使人机敏，写 作使人严谨。 -- 培根."— Presentation transcript:
Reading makes a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. 读书使人充实，讨论使人机敏，写 作使人严谨。 -- 培根
How much do you know about famous writers and their novels? PRE-READING
JK Rowling A. Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe B. Journey to the West Wu Cheng'en C. Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen D. the Harry Potter series Shakespeare E. The Old Man and the Sea Jules Verne( 凡尔纳 ) F. Hamlet Charlotte Bronte G. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Hemingway H. Jane Eyre Match the name of the writer with the novel.
How much do you know about Hemingway?
Name: Birth: Death: Nationality: Career: Remembered as: Ernest Hemingway American one of the great American writers of the 20 th century novelist and short-story writer
direct and somewhat plain In 1954, Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Hemingway’s writing style
The Sun Also RisesThe Sun Also Rises (1926) 《太阳照常升起》
A Farewell to Arms (1929) 《永别了, 武器》
Green Hills of Africa (1935) 《非洲的青山》
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940) 《丧钟为谁而鸣》
The Old Man and the Sea (1952) 《老人与海》
Quotations from the Old Man and the Sea A man can be destroyed but not defeated. 人可以被毁灭, 却不可以被打败。 Every day is a new day. It is better to be lucky. But I would rather be exact. Then when luck comes you are ready. 每一天都是一个新的日子. 走运当然是 好. 不过我情愿做到分毫不差. 这样, 当运气 来的时候, 你已有所准备了。
True Nobility ( 真正的高贵 ) —— Ernest Hemingway
steer PRE-READING 1.to control the direction in which a boat, car… moves 2.the death of a relative or close friend 3.the ability to think in a logical way and understand things 4. to make sth known to sb. 5.all the qualities and features that make a person bereavement intellect reveal character
regulate PRE-READING 6. to control sth by means of rules 7.the act of spending more money than necessary 8. the fact of showing that you are sorry for sth wrong that you have done 9.better/greater than sb./sth else extravagance superior repentance
LISTEN WHILE READING 1.Life is full of both happiness and sadness. 2.The happiest people have only good things. 3.Our character shows our true nature more than our intellect. 4. In an age of extravagance and waste, people need more things than before. 5. To regret your mistakes is true repentance. T F T F F TRUE OR FALSE
1.What is “boat” in the first sentence compared to? 2. What is true repentance ? 3. What can reveal our true nature? 4. What is true nobility ? 5. What does “Even death itself makes life more loving” mean? Read along with the recording and answer the following questions.
1.What is “boat” in the first sentence compared to? 2.What is true repentance ? 3. What can reveal our true nature? 4. What is true nobility ? To regret your errors to the point of not repeating them is true repentance. Our character, our heart, our self-control, patience and discipline, regulated by judment. True nobility is in being superior to your previous self. It is compared to “life”.
5. What does “Even death itself makes life more loving” mean? It means that even the thought of death itself can have a good effect because it makes us love other people more.
In the essay Hemingway used the figure of speech metaphor( 比喻 );rhetorical devices: ellipsis( 省略 ) and antithesis( 对比 ), please give an example of each. antithesis: sunshine without shade not our brains so much as… not our talent so much as… ellipsis: metaphor: not so much as happiness sadness that reveals our true nature intellectcharacter brainsheart talent self-control patience discipline …
GAP FILL 1. But all _________ without _______, all ________ without ______, is not life at all. 2.Even _____ itself makes life more ______. 3.How few the real ______ of humanity are. 4.To ______ your errors to the point of not _________ them is true repentance. 5.True _______ is in being superior to your __________ self. sunshine shade pleasure pain deathloving wants regret repeating nobility previous
An Interview After reading Hemingway’s True Nobility, which sentence do you like best? POST-READING
Which of the following sentences do you like best? Why ? Group work But all sunshine without shade, all pleasure without pain, is not life at all. Even death itself makes life more loving. How few the real wants of humanity are. To regret your errors to the point of not repeating them is true repentance. True nobility is in being superior to your previous self.
But all sunshine without shade, all pleasure without pain, is not life at all. 但只有晴天没有阴霾，只有快乐没有 悲伤，那就全然不是人生。 。
Even death itself makes life more loving. 甚至连死亡本身也使生命更加珍贵。
How few the real wants of humanity are. 人类的真正需求是多么的少。
反思自己的过错以至于不重蹈覆辙才 是真正的悔悟 。 To regret your errors to the point of not repeating them is true repentance.
True nobility is in being superior to your previous self. 真正的高贵是超越原来的你 。 Let’s enjoy True Nobility !
Homework Write a short passage entitled My Idea about True Nobility.