Essay Promt and Guidelines - WRITING ASSIGNMENT PRIZED POSSESSIONS Tea Leaf Jar\"Chigusa Netsuke\"Daruma Your Own Read L Cort on Chigusa Read N.Tsuchiya

Essay Promt and Guidelines - WRITING ASSIGNMENT PRIZED...

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WRITING ASSIGNMENT: PRIZED POSSESSIONS Tea Leaf Jar: "Chigusa" Netsuke : "Daruma" Your Own Read L. Cort on Chigusa Read N.Tsuchiya on Netsuke What is your most precious possession? Class lecture on April 20th about Chigusa Class lecture on May 6th about Netsuke Why do you value it so highly? Length: 4 pages, typed, double spaced.Due: In class at 12 noon on Friday May 22: Guidelines:IDENTIFY. Identify each object by title (if titled), material(s), and the date when it was made.DESCRIBE.Use words skillfully to describe the appearance of each of these objects. What is its size, color, and feel to the touch? How were they made?FUNCTION. What were each of these objects used for? What is the proper way of handling or taking care of this object?VALUE/ BEAUTY.How much does it cost? Who owned (or admired) each object in the past and in the present? Why were they valued? How did people describe the beauty of these objects?
CHANGE OVER TIME. Have any of these objects been altered since first made? Have they been used in a different manner at different points in their "lifetimes"?

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