Use Module 2 Required Reading in your textbook and the Module 2 Online Exploration as your guides.
For this Personal Critical Response, view and evaluate one work of art from the required online exploration area in this module. Note: You are only permitted to write about a poem or short story from the Module 2 Online Exploration list. Be sure to cite your sources.
1. After reading the required textbook pages and exploring the material in the Module 2 Online Exploration area in this module, write a new thread of at least 200 words containing the following information:
a. Identify the work of art and include the hyperlink to the work you are evaluating. That is, clearly CITE your source.
b. Clearly indicate the type of art you selected, its title, the artist, and the year the art was created. Additional research on the artist and the work is required; be sure to cite all sources, including the textbook and at least ONE additional source.
c. Identify the culture this work seems to represent or by which it is influenced by noting WESTERN or EASTERN and why. (Some Western examples are European, American, Canadian etc. Some Eastern examples are Asian, Native American, Indigenous, etc.)
d. Identify whether the work’s approach is mainly “Apollonian” or “Dionysian.”
e. Identify whether your response to the work is mainly “Apollonian” or “Dionysian.”
f. Evaluate the work’s “craft.” Is this a good example of this type of art? Is it well presented? What are its points of value? What is its message if there is one?
g. Would you recommend this work of art to others? Why or why not?
2. Write replies of at least 50 words per reply to at least two different classmates (total of 100 words), in which you:
a. Explain whether you agree with their evaluation and specify if your response to their selected/evaluated work is mainly “Apollonian” or “Dionysian”
b. Give examples of how the post to which you are responding demonstrates either a “literalist” or “figuratist” perspective.
Tip: For best results, use the letter next to each prompt listed above (a – g) for each of your responses.
the Module 2 Online Exploration