Travels, Initiatory journeys, exile Roald Dhal, The Hitch-hiker Kerouac, On the road: reading activities On the road, the novel of the beat generation The original scroll. No paragraphs. Into the wild (film) Watch the trailer and music videos from the movie’s soundtrack • Jot down the stressed words. Why are they important. • Spot the elements that are characteristic of the bildungsroman (coming of age novel) and of travel novels. • How are these elements regarded: Consumer society / mass production / money Success / Nature / Wilderness / Cities / civilisation / Culture / counter-culture / spontaneousness Pick out lyrics to justify your point of view. Final Test • In preparation for you bac folder, • Find a third document that you could include in this folder. • Find the theme and a question, imagine a guideline and get ready to present your folder. (links between the 3 documents, pronunciation of the important word, necessary vocabulary and linkwords…) • I will grade your plans and you can make an oral presentation to Erica or Me.