Unit 8 What Is Beauty? Extension Activities. Beauty and the Beast What Is Beauty?
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Unit 8What Is Beauty?
Beauty and the BeastWhat Is Beauty?
What Is Beauty?
The following are some proverbs about beauty. Please try to find out their meanings by discussing with your classmates.
1. Beauty is but a blossom.
2. Beauty is only skin-deep.
3. Beauty is in the eye of the gazer.
4. Beauty is potent; but money is omnipotent.
5. Beauty is truth, truth beauty.
6. Beauty lies in lovers eyes.
7. Beauty may have fair leaves, but bitter fruit.
8. Beauty, unaccompanied by virtue, is as a flower without perfume.
9. Virtue is fairer far than beauty.
10. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
References:Beauty is but a blossom. Beauty is only skin-deep. Beauty is in the eye of the gazer. Beauty is potent; but money is omnipotent. Beauty is truth, truth beauty. Beauty lies in lovers eyes. Beauty may have fair leaves, but bitter fruit. Beauty, unaccompanied by virtue, is as a flower without perfume. Virtue is fairer far than beauty. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
End of Activity One
Beauty and the Beast
For the Koreans, appearance is very important. They believe that good looking will assure them of having a wonderful life, including finding a job and having a bright future.
So, Korean parents will give their child money to have a cosmetic plastic surgery.
We could say that for Korean people, being a beauty means having everything, and being a beast means having nothing.
Do you agree? Share your thoughts with your classmates.
Now, we will show you some pictures, and these pictures are all adapted from movies.
Please separate the class into 4 groups, and each group needs to discuss the following questions and share their thoughts with other groups.
During viewing these pictures, think about the following questions and discuss with your group members.
What do these movies have in common?What do you think those directors want to tell us?If you have no idea about any of these movies, discuss about the sentence: Its beauty that killed the beast.adapted from King Kong
Beauty and the Beasthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:131222_beauty_l.jpg
The Phantom of the Operahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Poto2.jpg
End of Activity Two