Last June, an excerpt from Sylvie Germain's novel
Days of Anger
(Gallimard) was offered to French baccalaureate candidates.
to analyze according to some students, who went wild on social networks to the point of threatening the novelist with death.
- Some high school students considered that your text (fallen in the general French baccalaureate) and that of Leïla Slimani (in the professional baccalaureate) were
I remain skeptical, these texts do not present any difficulties, there is nothing hermetic about them.
Should we now offer extracts from children's books at the baccalaureate?
And then, in the philosophy baccalaureate, what will they do in front of a text by Plato, Kant or Sartre?
Should we give up as the level of some students drops?
How far will we go in the facility, the mediocrity?
It would be better to give students a taste and intelligence for reading early on, to arouse their curiosity and their interest in vocabulary...
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