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Originalaufgabe: Textaufgabe - Aufgabe II "Just business: Jay-Z" by G. Packer (eA)

Abitur 300 Minuten
  • Aufgabe 1

    5 Stunden

    Hinweis: Die Prozentangaben in Klammern zeigen die Gewichtung der einzelnen Aufgaben.

    You are taking part in an international project with the title “Stories of success – today’s idols and the American Dream.” The project focuses on the biographies of celebrities who seem to represent the American Dream and the question whether these should serve as role models for young adults around the world. As your contribution for the project you write a blog entry commenting on Jay-Z’s story as presented by George Packer.

    1. To prepare your entry, you

    • describe Jay-Z’s guiding principles, his career and his lifestyle
    • examine how Jay-Z is presented by Packer. (50%)

     2. With reference to your findings, write your blog entry commenting on whether Jay-Z fulfills the American Dream and whether he is a suitable role model. Also refer to materials studied in class. (50%)

  • Aufgabe 2

    1 Minute

    Text

    Source: George Packer, The Unwinding – Thirty Years of American Decline (London: Faber & Faber, 2014), pp. 252-258.