This is the poem we are going to read. :-)
Postmodernists wanted to overturn what they viewed as the elitism (snootiness) of Modernist “high-art.” They turned to models of mass-culture and everyday items for inspiration. Warhol’s iconic Campbell’s soup can is an iconic example of this.
Andy Warhol 1928-1987
Andy Warhol, born in Pittsburgh in 1928, was an American artist and filmmaker. He is the figure head of the Pop art movement of the 1960s. Warhol brought focus to the banality of the commercial culture of the United States - creating and then pushing the artist envelope of his time. He became a worldwide celebrity, befriending and doing business with people in the highest social ranks.
" Andy Warhol." 2012. Biography.com 11 Apr 2012, 10:20 http://www.biography.com/people/andy-warhol-9523875
Here is a recording of me reading “The Fisherman and the Jinnee.” Please have the story read by tomorrow, February 17th. You can answer the guided reading questions (the ones to the sides, in the margins) by tomorrow for extra credit, if you wish.