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FTCE Humanities: Artistic Expression of Gender Roles - Chapter Summary
One way of determining the gender roles of a specific period and culture is to examine various art forms from that time and place. Artistic expression of gender expectations are found across many cultures and eras throughout history. The lessons in this study guide chapter explore some of the various ways gender roles have been artistically expressed, including:
- Portrayal of women in Greek epics, myths and philosophy and their similarities to Grecian women's real lives
- Review of Simone de Beauvoir's assertions in The Second Sex regarding women as 'the other'
- Influence of Artemisia Gentileschi on themes of femininity in art and a look at her artistic style and life
- Analysis of Ibsen's A Doll House and its portrayal of women's struggles in the 1800's
- Biographical facts and paintings of Georgia O'Keeffe as an influential female artist
- Exploration of female artists during the Renaissance and Vasari's ideas about them
Prepare yourself for questions regarding artistic expression of gender roles on the FTCE Humanities exam by thoroughly reviewing the information provided in these lessons and utilizing the lesson quizzes and chapter exam to practice your comprehension. Each quiz and the exam have embedded links to help you quickly access specific topics you want to review. Full video transcripts and corresponding quiz worksheets are also available to help you study.
1. Women of Greece
The Greeks were one of the most progressive ancient civilizations, but that wasn't true in how they treated women. This lesson goes over facts about how women were treated and explains how the best place to be a woman in Greece was Sparta.
2. Simone de Beauvoir's Critique of Woman as Other
This lesson will explore the works of Simone de Beauvoir. It will give a synopsis of ''The Second Sex'' and its assertion that woman is treated as 'the Other.' It will also include its accusations against history, biology, and even women.
3. Artemisia Gentileschi: Biography, Paintings & Style
Artemisia Gentileschi was a prominent 17th century painter, and today, she is celebrated as an early champion of feminist themes. In this lesson, we will talk about Artemisia's life and examine her artistic style.
4. A Doll House by Ibsen: Summary & Analysis
''A Doll House'' portrays how hard it was for women in the late 1800's to find independence from their duties as wives and mothers. In this lesson, you'll see how Ibsen's main character, Nora, decides to reject her husband and children, abandoning her family to find herself.
5. Georgia O'Keeffe: Paintings & Biography
Georgia O'Keeffe, famous for her sensual paintings of magnified flowers, and inspired by the bewitching southwestern American landscape, is among the foremost artists of the twentieth century. Read about this artist's life and work, and then quiz yourself.
6. Vasari's View of Female Artists
In this lesson, you will explore the lives of female artists in the Renaissance and discover what Giorgio Vasari thought of these painters and sculptors. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.
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- FTCE Humanities: Medieval Art & Philosophy
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- FTCE Humanities: Renaissance Art & Philosophy
- FTCE Humanities: Art & Philosophy of the Baroque Period
- FTCE Humanities: Renaissance Political & Economic Systems
- FTCE Humanities: Reformation Art, Philosophy & Politics
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- FTCE Humanities: 18th Century Art, Philosophy & Politics
- FTCE Humanities: 19th Century Art, Philosophy & Politics
- FTCE Humanities: 20th Century Arts & Philosophy
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