Ch.14 Opening Ques - Kanwal Mirza Humanities 11-11-07 Ch....

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Kanwal Mirza Humanities 11-11-07 Ch. 14 1. What radical ideas and events worked to shape the arts of the early twentieth century? Freudian theories—altered popular attitudes towards human sexuality and underlying concepts of human behavior (pg. 392) Totalitarianism—became a riveting literary theme in twentieth century literature (pg. 395) Violence of World Wars—became major artistic themes and subjects (pg. 395) Advancement in the fields of science and technology—inspired such themes as science fiction and futurist novels (pg. 391) Space travel—inspired a new theme in literature (pg. 399) The workings of the unconscious mind—inspired many artists of the twentieth century (pg. 409) 2. Which aspects of modernism most clearly reflect an assault on tradition? Which reflect a new direction in the arts? Which reflect nihilism? Assault on tradition o Einstein’s theories—broke away from Newton’s theories(pg. 391) o Freudian and Jungian theories—broke away from the norms of current
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This note was uploaded on 07/05/2008 for the course HUMA 1301 taught by Professor Holt during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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