AHIS 121-2007-assig1

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AHIS 121g Paper Assignment #1 EITHER: The Portrait in Northern and Southern Europe OR: The Altarpiece in Northern and Southern Europe Your assignment is to write a 6-7 page essay on two contrasting examples of either a portrait or an altarpiece from the period covered in the first three weeks of the course. You should choose works which differ from each other. For instance, one might be from the North, the other from Italy; one might be an early example and the other later; one might be a painting and the other a sculpture. Your paper should address the following issues and questions: What are the characteristics of the genre you have chosen to write about? What were the functions of the genre? In what settings were such works placed? What conventions were used? What are the differences between the examples you have chosen? Your examples should be taken from the textbooks, the course reader or the powerpoint
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Unformatted text preview: presentations used in the lectures. Whenever you quote or paraphrase from material that is not your own (such as the textbooks or course reader), you must properly acknowledge your source. You can do this one of two ways: 1. Drop a footnote indicating the author, work, and page number, or 2. Put the author, work, and page number in parentheses at the end of the sentence. Your essay must be structured around a central argument and have an introductory and concluding paragraph. Your papers must be double-spaced and use a standard 12 point font and 1 inch margins. The assignment is due at the start of lecture on Thursday February 8, 2007. Late papers will be penalized by 1/3 of a grade for each day it is late (i.e., an A paper that is 1 day late will receive an A-)....
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