Der Neinsager Hide Der Jasager (Hebbel-Theater Berlin) (8 F). Media in category “Der Jasager”. The following 4 files are in this category, out of 4 total. Bertolt Brecht. Der Jasager und der Neinsager – Free download as PDF File .pdf) or view presentation slides online. Der Jasager (). School opera in two acts. Libretto by Bertolt Brecht, after the Japanese play Taniko (translated into German by Elisabeth Hauptmann from.

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The majority of my students, especially those who volunteer to talk, produce three conventional paragraphs claiming that, yes, a group would benefit from performing the Brecht scenes.

Did the form of your response change with each prompt? Why or why not?

What I need far more is a new Great Custom, neinsaget we should bring at once, the Custom of thinking things out anew in every situation. The chorus reiterates the theme “Wichtig zu lernen” reprise. He pauses for thought. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

He is asked whether he should be abandoned by his fellow hikers, for which the customary and expected response is yes. The teacher reminds them that the sick person may also demand that the entire party turn back.

Immediately after the third reading, I ask for volunteers to respond to three questions:. Act II The chorus explains that the teacher, the boy, and three older students are on the way back, and the boy is exhausted ” Die Leute haben die Reise in die Berge “. No, I do not consent. After several members of my class share their thoughts, a rustle of activity became noticeable as students began passing their third piece of writing forward, expecting Evaluation.


I ask my student to look again at the instructions I post after the first two readings:.

A class on Bertolt Brecht’s Der Jasager/Der Neinsager

He has deer as necessity demanded. Whoever says A must also say B. Did your argument change after each of the three pieces? And moreover the Custom says that the sick man must reply: This page was last edited on 3 Octoberat The boy decides that he knew the risks and jasaegr not impede the expedition.

Scene from a performance in Berlin. What claims did you make about whether or not students would derive any benefit from performing the opera?

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But the same Custom prescribes that the one with the sickness be asked: Yes 1 was not presented at the Berlin festival but first performed by students and broadcast on radio on 23 June — followed by between two and three hundred other school performances before Hitler took power in Germany.

The child, who decided to join the journey in order to get medicine for his ill mother, becomes sick during the climb and the TEACHER tells him: But the boy reminds him that he is visiting a great physician, who might be able to help his mother. He admits that the boy is ill, and the students remind him of the strict old custom that whoever falls ill during the journey over the mountains must be hurled into the valley ” Wir wollen es dem Lehrer sagen “.


At which point, I finally acknowledge that my students were absolutely justified in their frustration with this belabored exercise, which takes fifteen minutes of class time or even more. The teacher describes his trip to the mother, who asks if he wants to bring the boy along ” Ich bin lange nicht hier gewesen “. The teacher tells him it is forbidden to say such things on the journey, but the three students have overheard and demand to speak to the teacher.

Retrieved from ” https: My answer was wrong, but your question was more so… as for the ancient Custom I see no sense in it. He has not replied in accordance with the Custom. Of course, the pressure of Evaluation encourages them to apply the explicit instructions from the first prompt to Yes 2 and write a paragraph arguing for its pedagogical value.

Do you want us to turn back home for your sake? Synopsis Act I The chorus announces the theme of the work: I tell the students I will collect their paragraphs at the end of the writing exercise.

Der Jasager School opera in two acts. During the expedition the boy falls ill as well.

Der Jasager und Der Neinsager

I beg you jazager to leave me lying here, but to throw me down into the valley, for I am frightened to die alone. Performance Information English title: Works for the stage by Kurt Weill.

Please take 3 minutes.