13 Octobre 2017
CS : contre sens
md : mal dit (maladroit)
W.O : word Order (ordre des mots)
Gr : grammar
LC : Linking Words (=> To begin with, then, thus, so, that's why, furthermore, ...)
=> the main action serves what purpose? What is behind the plot?
Here : a political system that mass-produces men and women to ensure the social stability and enable an elite to rule smoothly. A dystopian world.
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SOME NEW WORDS
BrE / kɑːst /
[C] a social class, especially one whose members do not allow others to join it
the ruling caste
depict [dɪ'pɪkt] transitive verb → synonyms
[in words] ▶ dépeindre, ▶ décrire
[in picture] ▶ représenter
■ surprise was depicted on his face : la surprise se lisait sur son visage | son visage exprimait la surprise
BrE / aɪˈrɒnɪk /
(also less frequent iron•ic•al / BrE
1 showing that you really mean the opposite of what you are saying; expressing irony
an ironic comment
2 (of a situation) strange or amusing because it is very different from what you expect
It's ironic that she became a teacher—she used to hate school.
see also irony
iron•ic•al•ly / BrE aɪˈrɒnɪkli NAmE aɪˈrɑːnɪkli / adv.
Ironically, the book she felt was her worst sold more copies than any of her others.
He smiled ironically.
BrE / ˈsætaɪə(r) /
a way of criticizing a person, an idea or an institution in which you use humour to show their faults or weaknesses; a piece of writing that uses this type of criticism
political/ social satire
a work full of savage/ biting satire
The novel is a stinging satire on American politics.
BrE / ˈɡæmiːt /
a male or female cell that joins with a cell of the opposite sex to form a zygote (= a single cell that develops into a person, animal or plant)
BrE / ˈzaɪɡəʊt /
a single cell that develops into a person or animal, formed by the joining together of a male and a female gamete (= a cell that is provided by each parent)