Thomas Hellmann, Karen Faur, Federico Gomboc

 

a)Before you read 

1) A woman has just given birth in this story. It is her fourth child, and the other three have all died. List words that may describe her current feelings

A) 1. She is afraid, nervous, angry, she didn't want to become fond of the baby.

2) Look up the word fate in your dictionary. Do you believe in fate?

Has anything in your life or in the life of someone you know 

happened by fate? 

2. We don´t belive in fate because, if you want to change something you can do it. I think nothing in my life has happened by the fate

 

b)After you read 

1) Answer these questions: 

What do we know about Klara? 

B) 1) a. We know that Klara, is married with Alois Hitler, a barman. She has loosen three babies, and now she had calve the fourth. She is believer in god, and she has arrived recently at that town, to start a better life. Now, she is very afraid. 

b What do we know about Klara's husband? 

b. His name is Alois Hitler, he loves drinking beer, and he works as a Barman. He had two wifes before Klara, and with her, he has loosen three babies. For him, they were very little. He wanted this boy to call Adolf. They have arrived recently at that town to start a better life.

 

c Who is the child that has just been born? 

c. The boy that has just been born is the famous Nazi “Adolph Hitler”. He started the second world war, he was born on Hungary, but then he nationalized as a German person. He hated the Jews, the gays, the black  persons, and everybody who isn´t of the same town, color, or belief of him.

 

2) Discuss how much sympathy you feel for Klara, and why. 

2. We don´t belive in fate because, if you want to change something you can do it. I think nothing in my life has happened by the fate

 

3) Compare the story and the Tv episode. Make a chart with at least five similarities and 5 differences.

Differences

-The name of the video is Genesis and Catastrophe and in the book is Birth and Fate.

-In the video the mother lost her children in the last 18 months, in the book it was four years

Similarities:

-Ida died four months ago, near christmas

-The doctor tried to calm the mother as in the book

-Alois entered the room and fight with the doctor

-The name of the child is Adolfus, Adolf

-Adolf was small and weak

Fecha: 25/11/2019 | Creado por: Thomas