The Intentional Fallacy: Summary & Concept

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When did Wimsatt and Beardsley write 'The Intentional Fallacy?'

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1. What is the definition of 'intentionality?'

2. Wimsatt and Beardsley upheld the notion that the _______of a creator should not have any bearing on the evaluation of a work of art.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The printable worksheet will increase your knowledge of 'The Intentional Fallacy', which is an article that questions what we know about the intentions of a creator's work, when he or she is no longer here to explain it. The interactive quiz will test your knowledge by asking about the facts surrounding this article.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to check your knowledge of:

  • When Wimsatt and Beardsley wrote 'The Intentional Fallacy'
  • The definition of intentionality
  • To whom a work of art belongs to
  • How art should be evaluated
  • Proposals that Wimsatt and Beardsley made in the article

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on 'The Intentional Fallacy'
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the intention behind the creation of art in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the authors, Wimsatt and Beardsley, and their assertions on intentionality

Additional Learning

To learn more about a subversive article in the realm of art creation, review the corresponding lesson entitled The Intentional Fallacy: Summary & Concept. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Provides an overview of 'The Intentional Fallacy'
  • Explores the ins and outs of the article
  • Discusses the article's influence on criticism
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