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DEPARTAMENT ANGLÈS CURS 2013-2014 2ND BAT

ROBINSON CRUSOE. DANIEL DEFOE
1. THE WRITER: DANIEL DEFOE’S LIFE AND WORKS. SANTI 2. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND: “THE GLORIOUS REVOLUTION”. SERGI BLANCO 3. LITERARY BACKGROUND: JONATHAN SWIFT/ ALEXANDER POPE. LÍDIA 4. BIBLICAL REFERENCES IN “ROBINSON CRUSOE”. ALEIX 5. THE SLAVE’S TRADE IN THE 17TH CENTURY. ALESSANDRO 6. “IS IT BETTER TO BE ON THIS ISLAND OR AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA?” WHY DOES ROBINSON SAY THIS? WHEN? WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THIS AFFIRMATION? VILLUENDAS 7. THE EVOLUTION OF ROBINSON CRUSOE. JACOB GUIRGUIS 8. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ALEXANDER SELKIRK AND ROBINSON CRUSOE. FELIPE 9. MERCANTILISM: TRADE, WEALTH AND COLONIES. ROGER FORMENT 10. CULTURAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN “CIVILISED MEN” AND “SAVAGES”. ROGER SOLÀ 11. FRIDAY’S TRANSFORMATION. NOEMÍ GÓMEZ 12. DESERT ISLAND SURVIVORS IN LITERATURE. MARCO STRANIERI 13. THE SETTING: ISLA MÁS A TIERRA. WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT? IRENE DOMÈNECH 14. “WHAT RIGHT HAVE I TO KILL MEN WHO HAVE DONE ME NO HARM?” (P.120). WHY DOES CRUSOE CHANGE HIS MIND ABOUT KILLING THE SAVAGES? FERRAN SALVAT 15. THROUGHOUT ALL THE NOVEL THE RELIGION IS AN IMPORTANT THEME, BUT IS THERE A REAL FREEDOM OF RELIGION? STUDY ALL THE RELIGIOUS DIFFERENCES. MARIA SAMANIEGO