Name a contemporary music selection, painting, sculpture, movie,
•or other art experience that you feel is a good piece of work.
•Describe the aesthetic qualities of this artwork as to why it is pleasing to you.
•How does this work create empathy in you? Explain.
•Do you think your selection will someday be considered a masterpiece?
•Why or why not?
•Will the author of this artwork be considered a “giant” of the arts? Why or why not?
•What is the context your artist creates in? Describe in detail.
Using 200 – 250 words, choose one of these writing assignments to complete.
•Discuss a modern personality whose life more or less fits the pattern of the rise and fall of the hero, as described in the chapter.
•Describe your favorite myth. What kind of myth is it? How does it serve? Why do you enjoy this myth? What does it teach you?