Chapter 15 study guide

Chapter 15 study guide - in the direction of parody...

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Alley 1 Nicholas Alley Professor Clarke HUMA 1301 C06 5-3-06 Chapter 15 study guide 1. After both of the WW’s Existentialism, Anticolonialism, and feminism became big problems in society. 2. Langston Hughes was one of the most eloquent voices of the Harlem Renaissance. The movement emerged after blacks started to quest for racial equality and searched for self-identity; it was centered in Harlem. 3. Other quest also occurred during this time such as the quests for: gender equality, sexual identity, and ethnicity and identity. 4. Deconstructionism is a challenge to the attempt to establish any ultimate or secure meaning in a work (writing or art). 5. The most dramatic development of the past five decades was the shift from an industrial to an information age. 6. Postmodernism is marked by a bemused awareness of a historical past whose “reality” has been processed by mass communication and information technology. IT offers alternatives of the high seriousness and introversion of modernist expression, and moved instead
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Unformatted text preview: in the direction of parody (burlesque imitation), whimsy, paradox, and irony 7. Abstract art was a radical new art style that originated in the US, and in particular NYC. Three people pioneered it: Arshile Gorky, Hans Hofemann, and Willem de Kooning. Alley 2 8. Pop art was the quintessential style of the information age in that it embraced the imagery of consumer products, celebrities, and everyday events, as mediated by TV, film, and magazines. Andy Warhol that the pioneer of American pop art. 9. In the 20 th century several new types of music emerged. They include jazz, electronic music, rock and other popular music. 10. Electronic music was invented in the 1950s. The Beatles were the first group to popularize the electric guitar. 11. Merce Cunningham was the first to stage dance performances that revolutionized theatrical dance. In her work, music might coexist with dance, but its rhythms did not necessarily determine the steps or rhythms of the dancers....
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