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Leah Smith GEOG 1982 Recitation 112 Discussion Assignment #1 Immigration in France 1. What are your impressions of the music video? What do you imagine the makers of the video are trying to convey by portraying the main character in the manner that they do? My impression of the music video was that the makers were clearly trying to express a strong message. Without knowing what was being said, I could tell that people were very passionate about what they were singing. I think the makers were trying to portray the separation of the old French residents and the new immigrated ones. Even though the French man was trying to run away from the song, which represented the Africans, Arabs, and other immigrated residents, he could not escape because they are there to stay. 2. The literal translation of les banlieues is suburbs. However, the term les banlieues has much different connotations in France than the word suburbs does in the U.S. Based on the readings you’ve been given, how would you explain the difference between French
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2009 for the course GEOG 1982 taught by Professor Gaile,g during the Spring '06 term at Colorado.

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