chapter 16 - and spread of classical humanistic tradition...

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Name: ____Patrick Bakley _____________________ Chapter: ______Chapter 16 _______________________ 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. Through my life I have heard mention of the famed renaissance. I heard it in movies, in books, and even in school, but I never really learned what the renaissance was. In reality, it is just a name toward what was going on, the revival
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Unformatted text preview: and spread of classical humanistic tradition. Their art was profound. Every painting, sculptor, and literary art defined humanism. For example, the Piero Della Francesca showed such detail to humans. It showed the true nature of people. Whereas instead of showing something flawless and beautiful, it showed these two to be ugly in some features and beautiful in others. In fact, I would have to say that the renaissance might actually be the best form of humanistic tradition that was ever shown. The chapter was good, and showed how the world of art can evolve to be more realistic....
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