CAT99 SECTION - ENGLISH _ CAT4MBA

B p ica s s o ma n a g e d to e xp re s s th e e mo

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Unformatted text preview: s o ma n a g e d to e xp re s s th e e mo tio n a l co n te n t w e ll w ith h is a b s tra ct d e p ictio n . c. it d e p icts th e te rro r a n d s u ffe rin g o f th e victims in a d is to rte d ma n n e r d . it w a s a ma tu re w o rk o f P ica s s o 's , p a in te d w h e n th e a rtis t's d ra ftin g s kills w e re e xce lle n t.. e .No t Atte mp te d 33.The author acknowledges that Mondrian's pieces m ay have ended up looking like a s crabble board becaus e a . ma n y p e o p le d e cla re d th e p o o r g u y p la ye d to o ma n y s cra b b le g a me s . b . Mo n d ria n b e lie ve d in th e 'g rid -w o rks ' a p p ro a ch to a b s tra ctio n is t p a in tin g . c. Mo n d ria n w a s tryin g to co n ve y th e me s s a g e o f s imp licity a n d ra tio n a l o rd e r. d . Mo n d ria n le a rn e d fro m h is Tre e s s e rie s to e vo lve a g rid s ys te m. e .No t Atte mp te d 34. The m ain difference between the abs tract artis t and the repres entational artis t in m atters of the 'ideal' and the 'real', according to the author, is : a . Ho w e a ch ch o o s e s to d e a l w ith 're a lity' o n h is o r h e r ca n va s . b . Th e s u p e rio rity o f in te rp re ta tio n o f re a lity o ve r re p ro d u ctio n o f re a lity. c. Th e d iffe re n t va lu e s a tta ch e d b y e a ch to b e in g a h is to ria n . d . Th e va ryin g le ve ls o f d ra ftin g s kills a n d lo g ica l th in kin g a b ilitie s . e .No t Atte mp te d PASSAGE III Each one has his reas ons : for one art is a flight; for another, a m eans of conquering. But one can flee into a herm itage, into m adnes s , into death. One can conquer by arm s . Why does it have to be writing, why does one have to m anage his es capes and conques ts by writing? Becaus e, behind the various alm s of authors , there is a deeper and m ore im m ediate choice which is com m on to all of us . We s hall try to elucidate this choice, and we s hall s ee whether it is not in the nam e of this very choice of writing that the engagem ent of writers m us t be re q u i re d . Each of our perceptions is accom panied by the cons cious nes s that hum an reality is a 'revealer', that is , it is through hum an reality that 'there is ' being, or, to put it differently, that m an is the m eans by which things are m anifes ted. It is our pres ence in the world which m ultiplies relations . It is we who s et up a relations hip between this tree and that bit of s ky. Thanks to us , that s tar which has been dead for m illenia, that quarter m oon, and that dark river are dis clos ed in the unity of a lands cape. It is the s peed of our auto and our airplane which organizes the great m as s es of the earth. With each of our acts , the world reveals to us a new face. But, if we know that we are directors of being, we als o know that we are not its producers . If we turn away from this lands cape, it will s ink back into its dark perm anence. At leas t, it will s ink back; there is no one m ad enough to think that it is going to be annihilated. It is we who s...
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