Things Fall Apart
Born Albert Achebe to teachers for Church Missionary Society in Nigeria,
Changed name to Chinualumogo while in college.
Product of both cultures: British Colonial/christian and igbo/traditional African
Michael D. Banks
I attended The Jazz Ensemble on April 17th, 2012 . Honestly this was my first live
attendance at a jazz concert. I am personally a member of the general fine arts world with
learning to play a Trumpet in the
Realism and Impressionalism
The death of Ivan Ilynch (1866).
Count Lyev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (Rusian Nobble) 1828-1910
-Realist writer and Non-Violent Christian Anarchist
-Founder of schools for serfs
-Reader of Confucius, influence on Ghandi and King
Closeness to Nature / Nature as subject matter
Economy: Maximum effects through minimal means
Introspection psychological states and act of creations
Taste for Asymmetry/ Illogica
The Baroque Literature Period
(1600's - mid1700's)
The Baroque Period began with the 30 years war.
The Baroque origin dealt with combating the reformation.
Baroque derived fro Spain meaning the pearl that is rough and irregu
The Classical Literature Period of England & France
(18th Century~ The Enlightenment / Age of Reason)
Questioning Traditional Values and Beliefs. Focusing on the rational, provable science.
Values: Analysis, categorization,
Experience is existence as change - verb rather than a noun.
Cultivated insight rather than logic or natural intuition
Value of Nature and Wat
Social Nature of Reality
Value of Ritual and Past
Confucius (551-479 BCE)
Thinker, political fi
Enlightenment artistic and intellectual movement most often associated with poetry (in
Valued Nature, the supernatural, and the emotions.
Promoted folk legends, traditions, superstitions, and sometimes, language and forms (such
Wozzeck is a unique opera because Alban Berg didn't base the
entire opera on one type of classical form, but instead he gave each
scene of the opera it's own unique operatic form. One thing that I
noticed is that there are ma
How does Kafka's The Metamorphosis remind you of Tolstoy's Death of Llynch?
They have many of the the same characteristics. One of the first that comes to mind is the main
character's change in well-being. In both stories it
Artistic / Cultural movement privileging emotion, perception, and psychological states.
Often distorts reality psychical reality to achieve subjective truth or meaning.
An expressionist writer will make the world so odd that we ca