Groups 6, 7, 8, 9 all presented today in class.
You turned in your packets with 5 things located that you found in "Robber"
CD Quiz - "The Robber Bridegroom"
Handed out homework packet.
You met in groups, picked order for presentations, and we were off!
Groups 2-4 go tomorrow, with any luck at all.
1. Kiefer 2. Bacon 3. Dali 4. Giacometti 5. Ernst 6. Munch 7. Duchamp 8. Escher 9. Rauschenberg
You watched and graded the first presentation today. Your task is to meet the content requirements of the presentation, while also checking to see whether the presenters are making eye-contact, speaking clearly, and answering questions.
HW - read 3 page excerpt from Studies in Literary Themes and Genres Series: The Fairy Tale, by Steven Swann Jones
Art Response #2
Turn in the handout and the questions.
Chat about internal dialogue
Read Chapter 3 and 4 & answer questions
HW - complete the questions
1. What is your opinion on Meursault’s compulsion to wash his hands?
2. In your opinion, offer an explanation for why Meursault takes a "flying leap" onto a truck with Emmanuel.
3. Who is Salamano? Explain his relationship with his pet. Do you think Salamano cares about its health care?
4. Who is Raymond Sintes? What is "the word around the neighborhood" regarding Raymond?
5. What prompted Raymond’s fight with "the man"?
6. What prompted Raymond to beat his girlfriend "till she bled"?
7. What does Meursault do for Raymond to have Ray say, "Now you’re a pal, Meursault."
1. What do Meursault and Marie hear coming from Raymond’s room? What is happening?
2. How do you know if Meursault is upset or calm about what just happened?
3. What happens to Salamano’s dog?
4. How does Salamano react?
Today, I'll check the first two parts of OPEN MIND handout.
We'll have a brief introduction to Art critique (Arts and Literature, remember?). This will become a journal activity.
Practice: Salvador Dali "Clocks Melting Clocks"
Art Response One HERE, Handout HERE.
We'll work in discussion groups to answer questions about Chapter one, and you can proceed into chapter 2 with your group or individually.
HW - Read Chapter 2 and complete the questions attached here.
You turned in your vocabulary!
Presenters were fabulous.
Don't believe me? Check it out: Aboriginal Australians (Taylor, email it to me; I closed it accidentally), Zulu, Hawaii (they surf down MOUNTAINS) Aztec (from the other day), and Inca. I keep getting surprised by both the similarities and the differences here. Flood stories, chaos, nature imagery, pyramids, masks, wow.
That's all we did folks. But, hey, don't forget I will take your notes for points.
You defined realism, naturalism, abstraction, non-representational, and idealism.
(these terms will show up in both literature and art, by the by)
We remembered what advantage literature has over art (according to Lessing)--
Art captures a moment, while literature can move across time.
We got the project instructions (READ THEM - or you will miss the requirements or the point)
We worked in the computer lab, finding the creation myths of various folk.
Remember, Wikipedia is NOT a scholarly website. Do not site this as a source!
Japan, Hawaii, and others, I should have access to your myths by tomorrow!
HW - Read 7-8.5 and page 15 (reading is in Tuesday's post)
I have your roughly drafted personal narratives, and I am working on giving you feedback for a final draft.
Today we moved into a discussion of art.
You wrote a 6 minute response to the question:
What is the purpose of art (all types) for you personally? for society?
We discussed that seeing is learned.
We looked at the Sphynx, and you are doing the following
HOMEWORK: read the first 6.5 pages of the article attached here.