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Unformatted text preview: 在,在在在在在在在在在在 sinuous lines. Her dancing also attracted the attention of French poets and painters of the period, for it appealed to their liking for mystery, their belief in art for art’s sake, a nineteenth­century idea that art is valuable in itself rather than because it may have some moral or educational benefit, and their efforts to synthesize form and content. 5. The word engaged in the passage is closest in meaning to ○noticed ○praised ○hired ○attracted 6. The word synthesize in the passage is closest in meaning to ○improve ○define ○simplify ○integrate 7. According to paragraph 3, why was Fuller’s work well received in Paris? ○Parisian audiences were particularly interested in artists and artisticmovements from the United States. ○Influential poets tried to interest dancers in Fuller’s work when she arrived in Paris. ○Fuller’s work at this time borrowed directly from French artists working in other media. ○Fuller’s dances were in harmony with the artistic values already present in Paris. Paragraph 4: Fuller had scientific leanings and constantly experimented with electrical lighting (which was then in its infancy), colored gels, slide projections, and other aspects of stage technology. She invented and patented special arrangements of mirrors and concocted chemical dyes for her draperies. Her interest in color and light paralleled the research of several artists of the period, notably the painter Seurat, famed for his Pointillist technique of creating a sense of shapes and light on canvas by applying extremely small dots of color rather than by painting lines. One of Fuller’s major inventions was underlighting, in which she stood on a pane of frosted glass illuminated from underneath. This was particularly effective in her Fire Dance (1895), performed to the music of Richard Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries.” The dance caught the eye of artist Henri de Toulouse­Lautrec, who depicted it in a lithograph. 8. According to paragraph 4, Fuller’s Fire Dance was notable in part for its ○use of colored gels to illuminate glass ○use of dyes and paints to create an image of fire ○technique of lighting the dancer from beneath ○draperies with small dots resembling the Pointillist technique of Seurat Paragraph 5: As her technological expertise grew more sophisticated, so did the other aspects of her dances. Although she gave little thought to music in her earliest dances, she later used scores by Gluck, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, and Wagner, eventually graduating to Stravinsky, Fauré, Debussy, and Mussorgsky, composers who were then considered progressive. She began to address more ambitious themes in her dances such as The Sea, in which her dancers invisibly agitated a huge expanse of silk, played upon by colored lights. Always open to scientific and technological innovations, she befriended the scientists Marie and Pierre Curie upon their discovery of radium and created a Radium Dance, which simulated the phosphorescence o...
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