Today, you will read the content under any three of the headings below. The headings can be found on pages 171-178 in your textbook:
- Communities (including Rural)
- Poverty and Politics
- Urban Community
- Intellectual community
- Pre-Revolutionary Family (including Marriage)
Remember that you will be using your work today as the basis for our social media experiment tomorrow; during this crazy experiment, you will play the role of a French citizen, and tweet about your life. You will also be required to respond to the tweets of your countrymen…I mean classmates.
To add a little proletariat spice to the activity, you should read from a Marxist perspective. This means you must look for evidence of class struggles, class inequality, and unequal power structures. In your notes, write 4-5 solid points from each section (again, make sure you concentrate on those bits that would infuriate a Marxist and that might give you something to tweet about).