Englisch 12/13 Abi

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Englisch 12/13 Abi by Mind Map: Englisch 12/13 Abi

1. The Uk

1.1. the EC/ EU

1.1.1. advantages get EU subsidies support welfare system have a greater influence on Eu decisions use european fleixiblity improve terms common market better trade conditions will be affected by the european economy anyway

1.1.2. disadvantages right to rule ourselves freedom is resticted by EU make the prices on their own

1.2. history

1.2.1. shaping factors of today Europe end of empire independence of former colonies international business globalization divisions withen the UK get more power on their own

1.2.2. british empire colonies trade naval supremacy

1.2.3. Margaret Thatcher industry decline open market globalization tight US relation Eu sceptical

1.3. british identity

1.3.1. multiculturalism ethnic diversity attractive to multinatinal companies enriches lifestyle

1.3.2. immigrants from former colonies (commonwealth) postwar reconstruction Indians Pakistani Hongkong economic expansion needs workers legal immigration better than illegal immigration Eu: Poles Neue Idee

1.3.3. pluralism of ancestors vikings romans Anglo-Saxons

2. Poetry

2.1. Shakespeare

2.1.1. Sonnet 130 My Mistress' Eyes are nothing like the sun parody of conventional love sonnets by e. g. Petrach no grandiose metaphors thinks his love a rare

2.1.2. Sonnet 18 shall i compare thee to a summers day transition fading beauty eternity you live through your poetry

2.1.3. Sonnet 116 defines love through negatives love doesnt alter leads the way doenst fade with beauty

2.2. modern poetry

2.2.1. Grass by Carl Sandburg oblivion of war "Grass" personified metaphor of oblivion human desire to forget after all interest in cruel past

2.2.2. "America" by Claude Mckay ambiguous patriotism America treats the lyrical I badly pessimist of future civilization will decline

2.2.3. "Remember" by C. G: Rossetti saying goodbye lost future

2.3. Form

2.3.1. Sonnet 3 quartrains 1 couplet

3. future

3.1. Utopia/Dystopia

3.1.1. Dystopia bad place doenst exist will maybe happen evolved society in future criticism at current system warning

3.1.2. Utopia Criticism at current system suggestion of a better system evolved society in an "elsewhere" in future doesnt exist will probably NOT happen good place

3.1.3. The time machine pursuit to experience a bette life for mankind first seems to be a Utopia then becomes a dystopia

3.2. genetic engineering

3.2.1. stem cell research ttherapeutic cloning unethical? stem cells: left overs from artificial fertilization would be destroyed anyway

3.2.2. reproductive engineering unethical

3.2.3. embyros human beings? human rights? sentient

3.2.4. designer baby fears genetic caste system makes us similar no physical diversity parents choose personality traits for their children why this isnt possible genetic makeup behavioural genetics single genes intermediate values Neue Idee

3.2.5. advantages new tissues cursing illnesses

4. American Dream

4.1. materialistic

4.1.1. decent and affordable housing

4.1.2. succes hard work education you can reach anything you want from dishwasher to millionäre

4.1.3. sceptical of governmental interference

4.2. Idealistic

4.2.1. equality Sexual racial

4.2.2. freedom individual religious new Canaan

4.2.3. social mobility realize full potential regardless of ethnic/social background

4.3. pursuit of happiness

4.3.1. better life

4.4. pioneer mentality

4.4.1. moving west

4.4.2. new frontiers sience technology space travel political & social reforms

4.5. patriotism

4.5.1. manifest destiny

5. Globalization

5.1. forces

5.1.1. low costs of production lower wages cheap, available raw material freindly governemntal rules

5.1.2. cheap transport

5.1.3. fast communication

5.1.4. trade liberalisation

5.1.5. flexible capital

5.2. consequences

5.2.1. outsourcing global talent pool lower wages

5.2.2. environmental destruction rain forest poor countries have not to impend environmental rules to stay attractive for companies

5.2.3. bad working conditions low wages fair trade code of conduct

5.2.4. multinational cooperations

5.2.5. cultural/ethnic mixture

6. American Nightmare?

6.1. pretention

6.1.1. Pushcart peddlers wrong promises about advantages of capitalism competition pretention names Maggie Cornelius' "experience"

6.1.2. American Beauty succes Carolyns job at real estate Lesters Job pretention Franks homophobia Angelas sexual attraction Lesters and Carolyns marriage consequences of pretention Ricky takes drugs Carolny starts an affair with her competitor Franks wife is stoned Lester is shoot

6.1.3. loans you look rich but you are not, your life is only lent

6.2. wasteful

6.3. economic problems

6.4. lonelyness

6.5. gap between rich and poor

6.6. education luxury good

6.6.1. social mobility ist restricted

6.7. did not come true

6.7.1. a raisin in the sun

7. global warming

7.1. an inconvenient truth

7.1.1. Al Gore business man

7.2. scotland

7.2.1. winter rain

7.2.2. rise in sea levels

7.2.3. rise in temperatures

7.2.4. biodiversity in danger

7.3. taxes on aviation