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High School English: Media & Art Analysis - Chapter Summary
The ability to analyze media and art is a useful skill for students at any grade level. The lessons in this chapter simplify the process by providing students with an in-depth look at strategies used to understand visual media, performance art and other art forms. Lessons are accompanied by short quizzes students can take to gauge their understanding of media and art analysis. Upon completion of this chapter, students will be ready to:
- Interpret photography, sculptures, paintings and other visual media
- Find the thesis, narrative and meaning of performance art
- Write about literature and other art forms
1. Finding Meaning in Visual Media: Strategies & Examples
You know how to read a book. But do you know how to 'read' a painting? In this lesson, you'll get some strategies for interpreting visual media like painting, sculpture, and photography.
2. Understanding Performance Art: Finding the Thesis, Narrative & Meaning
Learn how to 'read' a performance the same way you would read a book or story. In this lesson, we'll discuss strategies for identifying thesis, narrative, and meaning in the performing arts.
3. How to Write in Response to Other Art Forms
In this lesson, we'll look at the similarities and differences between writing about literature and writing about other art forms. We'll consider some of the qualities of good responses and some approaches to take when writing a response.
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