globally literatured

Gaining perspective on ancient and modern literature of the world, and being amazing.

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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.

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.

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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

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

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The Justice Question from "The Fisherman and the Jinnee"

Please respond to the following questions by reblogging your answer by Monday, February 20.
I'm very interested to hear your thoughts!! :
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Do you agree with the way the fisherman treated the jinnee? What philosophy does he go with, "Do unto others" or "An eye for an eye"? What would you have done in his situation? Do you think the jinnee deserved his fate? Explain.
"Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may be different."
-George Bernard Shaw
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Great quote, Charles!

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The Justice Question from "The Fisherman and the Jinnee"

Please respond to the following questions by reblogging your answer by Monday, February 20.
I'm very interested to hear your thoughts!! :
-)
Do you agree with the way the fisherman treated the jinnee? What philosophy does he go with, "Do unto others" or "An eye for an eye"? What would you have done in his situation? Do you think the jinnee deserved his fate? Explain.

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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.