L’écrivain Roch Carrier n’y échappa point et il nous livre ici, avec humour et nostalgie, les impressions et les sentiments d’une enfance empreinte des modèles. A French Canadian classic. Strong Quebecois accent. My students loved this lesson. Le Chandail de Hockey by Roch Carrier at – ISBN – ISBN – Livres Toundra – – Softcover.
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Le Chandail de Hockey (by Roch Carrier & Sheldon Cohen)
It was animated by Sheldon Cohen and voiced by Carrier. Considering what to write, Carrier thought of his own childhood. He argued that The Sweater is one of the National Film Board’s best animated works that combined humour with cultural significance. Carrier and his friends all wear Canadiens’ sweaters with Richard’s fhandail 9 on the back.
Now the village has a brand new library — the Roch Carrier Library.
The Hockey Sweater – Wikipedia
Channdail can Roch face the other kids at the rink? His old sweater having worn out, Carrier’s mother seeks to replace it. End by Roch Carrier. Montreal’s star player from untilRichard was a prolific goal scorer. A year after publication, the National Film Board of Canada adapted the story into a ten-minute animated short film called The Sweater.
A humiliated Carrier wears the sweater to the rink where his peers stare at him in his blue sweater. It appeared in an English translation by Sheila Fischman lle same year as part of an English collection of Carrier’s work called The Hockey Sweater and other stories.
This Sweater Is for You! Founded in Based in Montreal, Quebec.
Le Chandail de Hockey
As an illustration of the place hockey holds in the Canadian psyche, the Bank of Canada placed a line from the story on carrieg reverse of the series five-dollar bill making Carrier the first author to be quoted on a Canadian banknote. The cover of The Hockey Sweater.
When the package arrives, the young Carrier is horrified to discover the sweater of the rival Toronto Maple Leafs was sent varrier mistake. Carrier faces the persecution of his peers and his coach prevents him from playing.
Contacting facebook Please wait We all wore the famous number 9 on our backs. Retrieved from ” https: The story is based on a real experience Carrier had as a child in Sainte-Justine, Quebec in as a fan of the Montreal Canadiens hockey team and its star player, Maurice Richard. The story centres on the obsession he and his friends had with the Montreal Canadiens ‘ organization and their star player, Maurice “The Rocket” Richard.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And I remember it was when I put on my skates and my Eaton catalogues on my legs, and I stood up, and I was taller than my chancail, and I had a stick in my hands, so I was stronger than my brother, and I felt that I was little me.
When Roch outgrows his cherished Canadiens sweater, his mother writes away for a new one. Founded in Based in Toronto, Ontario. In introducing the film for his video anthology Leonard Maltin’s Animation Favorites from the National Film Board of CanadaAmerican critic Leonard Maltin noted that hockey is “an obsession, a country-wide carrifr that dominates many lives”, particularly fhandail of children.
From the Hardcover edition. Of particular emphasis was the children’s fascination with Maurice Richard.
He stated in an interview that he began thinking of “when was it that I felt I was really myself? They even wore their hair like Richard. Carrier is so angry that he smashes his stick on the ice in frustration, for which the priest scolds him: Explorations into Children’s LiteratureDeakin University, 12 2p.
The story has sold overcopies and has been republished in numerous anthologies. All this from the boy who grew up in a village with no library and no books. The Hockey Sweater has achieved an iconic place in Canadian literature.