On June 16, 2022 was held the anticipated French test, which concerned students in the first of the general stream . The text commentary related to a text Sylvie Germain (born in 1954), Jours de colère, Chants, “Les frères”, 1989. in a past undetermined, Sylvie Germain’s novelDays of anger takes place in the forests of Morvan and presents the nine sons of Ephraïm Mauperthuis and Reinette-la-Grasse. The exercise thus consisted, for the high school students, of commenting on this text starting from several main axesrelating to; the forest (and by extension to nature), such as, for example, the relationship between man and nature. nature, superiority of nature on man, or the symbiosisbetween men and the forest.
As you knowthere are no “right” answers for a text comment, as long as the student manages to query the text. Only problem: Sylvie Germain's text rather aroused the anger of high school students, who were numerous, according to their personal statements, at not understanding it as a whole. And on the social networks, the insults have rocketed. Here are some examples,collected from Twitter only:
As you can see with this non-exhaustive list of just a few tweets, Sylvie Germain has suffered a real harassmentin recent days on social networks. Many Internet users, including teachers, have attempted to to stem this tide of hate:
And if you want to know what they thought; the students of their subject of philosophy (it was a little more benevolent), you can consult our previous article on the subject.