The Humanities

4 Questions (50 points each)—Give Specific Examples for each questionBE SPECIFIC—DO NOT ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS IN VAGUE GENERALIZATIONS.YOU NEED TO USE SPECIFIC NAMES OF PEOPLE, PLACES, EVENTS, TERMS, ARTWORKS, ETC.I. Write a thorough paragraph of about 200 words in which you: Choose ONE revolution covered in Unit Three and analyze the way in which it challenged authority. (You can choose from: The American Revolution, the French Revolution, the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, the Industrial Revolution, the Napoleonic War, OR the American Civil War.) As you put together your answer, consider the following: What circumstances led up to this event? What were some key events or texts associated with it? Who are some of the key people involved in this? How ultimately did this revolution change society at that time?II. Write a thorough paragraph of about 200 words in which you: The French palace of Versailles, built by Louis 14th, is the largest palace complex in Europe. Take some time to look at pictures of it, go to the website, and watch the linked videos. Once you have spent some time investigating this magnificent place, then choose your favorite parts and analyze them. You will not be able to complete this question if you do not spend time on the Versailles website. As you put together your answer, consider the following: The palace complex has over 2,000 rooms. Which room is your favorite and why? Describe the details that you see that make you like it. The palace complex is well-known for its gardens and fountains. Which garden or fountain is your favorite and why? Describe what you see that makes you like it.III. Write a thorough paragraph of about 200 words in which you: Choose ONE artistic example of Romanticism and explain how it demonstrates the qualities of this movement. (You can choose from either the ballet Giselle, the music of Chopin, Schubert, or Beethoven, or the paintings of Caspar David Friederich). As you put together your answer, consider the following: How does this piece demonstrate the sublime? How does this piece demonstrate the idea of the Romantic Hero? How does this piece demonstrate emotions and the mind as an organ of feeling?IV. Write a thorough paragraph of about 200 words in which you: Choose ONE of the following pieces of artwork and explain why it is a new form of art or even a kind of propaganda piece. (You can choose either Paul Revere’s print “The Bloody Massacre,” Hogarth’s print “Gin Lane,” Timothy O’Sullivan’s photograph “A Harvest of Death,” or Courbet’s painting “The Stonebreakers.”) As you put together your answer, consider the following: What new form of art is this? Why is this an example of the industrial changes society was experiencing at this time? How does this artwork attempt to show “the truth”? Do you think this work succeeds in conveying his purpose? Why did you choose this work of art to answer this question? What are you drawn to in this piece?

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