Chapters: 7 & 11 (Literature & Photography)
Chapters: 7 & 11 (Literature & Photography) ARTS 1301
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Explorations of the Arts and Humanities 1301 Textbook The Humanities T hrouqh the Arts by F David Martin 83 Lee A Jacobus 9th Edition Note Section Chapter 7 Literature The basic medium of literature is spoken language Before it was written literature was spoken amp sung out loud 2 Need to Know Works of Lit 1 2 The Iliad Homer The Odyssey Homer Do not go gentle into that good Night Dylan Thomas A poem about Thomas s father in his Consonance compatibility of sounds Assonance repetition of sounds Theme main idea usually involves a structural decision Denotation literally what the word means straightforward Example The fire is spreading to the trees Connotation words that mean more than they say symbolism Example The fire within his heart will drive him Narrative a story told to an audience Narrator sometimes a character in the fiction sometimes an allaround omniscient Lucinda Matock by Edgar Lee Masters a poem about Master s grandmother Episodic narrative epics oldest kind of literature basically an epic sometimes adventure Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes an example of an episodic narrative Organic Narrative close relationship of details within a narrative Everything relatesties in a Vanka by Anton P Chekhov example of an organic narrative Quest Narrative a simple questadventure such as Mark Twain39s Huckleberry Finn Lyric usually a poem about some thing or event Deep feelings Objective narrative an object that relates to and helps express a poet s feeHngs Musse de Beaux Arts by WH Auden a lyric about the painting Fall of Icarus Image a picture being described appeals to the senses of light sound taste odor amp even Metaphor helps intensify language implicit comparisons Simple explicit comparisons using like or as Perceptual metaphor what we think in our imagination Conceptual metaphor evokes ideas Symbol further use of a metaphor Irony contradiction of some kind Diction choice of words similar to artistic taste A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift example of a satire Literature wedding of sound and sense Explorations of the Arts and Humanities 1301 Textbook The Humanities T hrouqh the Arts by F David Martin 83 Lee A Jacobus 9th Edition Note Section Chapter 11 Photography photography first introduced in Paris 1839 Louis JM Daguerre encouraged french artists amp scientist to make the first Daguerreotype Daguerreotypes first detailed reproduced copy photo many people thought that painting died after the birth of photography early critics said the camera does not have the control of subject matter that a painting does What the camera does NOT offer 9 9 9 crop amp select area of final print alter the aperture of the lens amp control focus aperture an opening hole or gap reveal movement in blurred scenes Paul Delaroche witnessed the first demonstration of photography Charles Baudelaire declared photography art s mortal enemy Timothy O39Sullivan Canyon De CheIy an impressive example of what photography can do Pictorialists photographers who use the achievements of painting in effort to realize the potential of photography as art pictorial artists were heavily influenced from painting Pictorials were usually soft in focusevoked emotion and sentiments Alfred Stieglitz master of the pictorial style Paula Sentimentality the falsifying of feelings by demanding superficial responses Alfred Stieglitz pioneered straight photography Straight Photography the movement against pictorialism f64 Group amp The Documentarist continue straight photography to this day Alfred Stieglitz s The Steerage photography is one of the most famous works of straight Edward Weston content was usually nudes He wanted every aspect of his photos to be sharp James Van Derzee Coupe In Racoon Coats 1932 one of the most famous photos of the 20th century Dorothea Lange Migrant Mother one of the most famous photos of the Great Depression Robert Mapplethorpe Ken Moody amp Robert Sherman a photo that pushed many barriers Conclusion photography accuracy of a scene a copy pictorialists relied on painting straight photography wanted no influences of painting photographs don39t have much control over subject matter