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4-3-1 Worksheet: Artifact Chart Project 1 PracticeHUM 100 4-3 WorksheetQuestion (from Project 1)Potential Strategies for AnsweringQuestionsPractice AnswersI.Describe the artifactin detail. Forinstance, how would you describe itto someone who could not see it?[You practiced this 2-4-1 ShortAnswer: Seeing Your Artifact in aNew Light.]Your response might include basicand technical details about theartifact, such as its medium, whomade it, where it comes from, andwhat area of the humanities itbelongs to:“All Shook Up” is anAmerican rock-and-roll song,written by Otis Blackwell and sungby Elvis Presley, recorded andreleased in 1957. The song isapproximately two minutes long.You could also describe what theartifact depicts, what it is about:Inthe song Elvis sings about thesymptoms that he is experiencingfrom being in love and how theyaffect him physically and mentallywhen he is both around and awayfrom the woman he is in love with.The Zeus statue is a giant statue carvedin Greece in 450 BC, which representsthe Greek god Zeus. It is a statue of ahuge man sitting on a wooden thronedecorated with gold, the statue iscovered by a scarlet scarf, and he holdsa scepter of pure gold in his hand. It wasconsidered one of the Seven Wondersof the WorldII. Chooseelements of the artifactthat you believe are mostimportant to how you experience itand explain why. For instance, whatparticularly catches your senses ormakes you want to keepexperiencing it? Does the choice ofmedium impact your experience?[You studied elements of artifactsand how we experience them in 2-4How Do We Study Artifacts.]Think about the senses you use toexperience the artifact and theattributes that impact your senses:“All Shook Up” is primarilyexperienced aurally, through sound,by listening to it, as it is a piece ofmusic. Most important are the leadvocals by Elvis, but the guitar, drumset, and piano, along with otherinstruments, are also important tothe sound. The chorus, “I'm inlove/I'm all shook up/Mm mm mm,mm, yay, yay, yay” is particularlycatchy because of the way itThis statue was erected on the famousMount Olympus in Greece, and itsmaker is the famous sculptor called(Phidius). The height of the statue wasabout 12 meters above the base heightof about 6 meters. This statue was madeof ivory-clad wood and decorated withgold. Unfortunately, this statue does notexist now, as it was destroyed by firemore than 2,500 years ago.
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4-3-1 Worksheet: Artifact Chart Project 1 Practicesounds.Consider the medium of theartifact, the way the mediumaffects your experience:When thesong was released, it was originallya vinyl record, though it could alsobe heard as sound waves on theradio, and, today it can beexperienced as an audio file on acomputer. One can also locatevideo of Elvis performing it live. Aperson alive in the 1950s couldhave experienced the song live inperson. This would be a differentexperience since he or she wouldhave been surrounded by a lot ofscreaming fans. Music can be

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