Moby Dick is the most dangerous whale in the oceans. Captain Ahab fought him and lost a leg. Now he hates Moby Dick. He wants to kill him. But can Captain Ahab and his men find the great white whale? A young sailor, Ishmael, tells the story of their exciting and dangerous trip.
Dans Folioplus classiques, le texte intégral, enrichi d'une lecture d'image, écho pictural de l'oeuvre, est suivi de sa mise en perspective organisée en six points :
- MOUVEMENT LITTÉRAIRE : Le «grand théâtre du monde» - GENRE ET REGISTRE : La poétique du mal - L'ÉCRIVAIN À SA TABLE DE TRAVAIL : Macbeth, un texte universel - GROUPEMENT DE TEXTES : Les femmes monstrueuses dans la tragédie - CHRONOLOGIE : William Shakespeare et son temps - FICHE : Des pistes pour rendre compte de sa lecture Recommandé pour les classes de lycée.
Basil Hallward paints a portrait of a handsome young man, Dorian Gray. Dorian wishes that he could always stay handsome and young, and his wish comes true. But there are consequences.
Aldous Huxley's Brave New World is one of the great works of science fiction.It is the year After Ford 632 in the New World. People are born and live by scientific methods. There is worldwide happiness and order. Then John comes from the Savage Reservation to the New World and with him he brings strong emotions - love, hate, anger, fear. Suddenly, danger threatens the New World.
On the wild and lonely Yorkshire moors, a tragic story unfolds as Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff fall in love. But it is a dangerous love, filled with unhappiness and suffering. When Catherine finally breaks Heathcliff 's heart, Heathcliff decides to break everyone else's and plans a terrible revenge.
This wonderful story of fairies, dreams and lovers is as popular today as it was in Shakespeare's time. In a wood outside Athens, four young people are following their dreams, while fairies play strange games with them. Their world seems unreal but is it really very different from our own?
A young woman comes to a big house to teach two young children. It's her first job and she wants to do it well. But she begins to see strange things - the ghosts of dead people. Do the ghosts want the children?
Uncas is the last of the Mohican Indians. He is with his father and Hawkeye when they meet Heyward. Heyward is taking the two young daughters of a British colonel to their father. But a Huron Indian who hates the British is near. Will the girls see their father again?
Michael Henchard is a wealthy and respected man, but he has a terrible secret. Twenty years ago, when he was unemployed and penniless, he sold his wife to a sailor. Now she is looking for him again. Why? And what will happen when she finds him?