chapter 13 - Ewhat was most interesting was their church...

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Name: ____Patrick Bakley _____________________ Chapter: ______Chapter 13 _______________________ General Humanities Reading Activity: Reading exercise directions: Each week you will submit a 3-5 paragraph typed paper on that weeks reading. Please pick something of interest out of the chapter and tell me about it. Did you like or dislike it? Why do you think it is important to your learning of humanities? I DO NOT want a summary of the chapter reading. If you turn in a summary I will count it as a zero. Well this was different from how most would think. When the chapter first introduced the word gothic, I automatically started thinking about people who dressed completely in black and were demonic. However, this chapter showed them to have a church and art, which was a completely different concept to me.
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Unformatted text preview: Ewhat was most interesting was their church building. Every building had to have rib vaults, pointed arches, and flying buttresses. What was neater then that were knowing that these were the church cathedrals that had the statues of gargoyles which have always been a wonder of mine. I had always thought that it was just another catholic church with extra wards, considering the fact that the gargoyles are considered to chase away evil. This chapter was neat because it slowed me to learn the truth about something that I had always assumed to be one way when it is actually another. Also, I thought that it was amazing how close the gothic is to the catholic....
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