1. Give two examples of works in the humanities that show the significance of the arts in giving form and meaning to the human event (you can choose the area of the arts to explore). In other words, name two works of art and then make a case for how they have shaped and added value to people’s lives. The works selected can be from any area of the arts, any time period, and any place/culture.
2. Give two examples of works in the humanities and explain how they were impacted by history, social institutions, tradition and/or geography.
In other words, how were the works selected impact by the context in which they were created. We don’t do anything in a vacuum free from influence and this prompt is asking you to explain the impact of world on the arts. The works selected can be from any area of the arts, any time period, and any place/culture.
Consider the appropriateness of the examples selected, the strength of the argument made, the clarity of writing, the depth of understanding and analysis.