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Some_answers_to_what_good_are_the_arts - O.K. so what good...

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O.K. so what good are the arts? Here are some of the theories offered in the class 1. Pleasure: Emily “They are good and pleasing to all of the senses…” Cecille “visually pleasing to look at” 2. Entertainment: Karula “society without art would be boring” Tim “I like to travel and see different forms of art and life” 3. Identity. Tim “could be good for society in that it could represent history and pride.” 4. Create Community: Kelly “bring people closer together” “found that I had a lot I common with others” 5. Form of escape: Cecille “art is a form of escape for a lot of people” 6. Therapy: Karula “the photography field has helped me to relieve stress” Sabrina “express emotions they might otherwise keep hidden” 7. Comfort: Cecille “It is nice when I listen to lyrics and find that I am going through something similar. It is comforting and calms me down.” 8. Calming: Stephanie “[my painting class] made me really calm…it was a skill I think for
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