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Art of Being Human (Chapters 1, 2, 3)
Terms in this set (22)
an experience in the arts or in life, such as watching a sunset, that we value for no reason beyond itself.
A pleasing arrangement of parts that affects us aesthetically
In the humanities, a given art form -- literature, visual art, music, drama, dance, and cinema-- as well as a field of academic study
A movement begun in the early renaissance that extolled and studied the creative legacies of greece and rome. A term that is now expanded to include the study of contributions from all cultures.
once limited to "the best products of the best minds" narrowly defined as Greek or Roman, but later expanded to include Western European achievements and more recently the creative expressions of men and women around the word.
Label often applied to Leonardo da Vinci, indicating his display of genius in many areas. Now used as a high praise for anyone who has earned a reputation for high achievement in several fields.
derived from greek god of light and truth. Used to describe something or someone that is orderly and rational.
the environment, background, or special circumstances in terms of which a given work is best understood.
The faculty of rational and logical analysis; looking at subjects objectively, gathering all info and then drawing conclusions about the subject based on evidence.
derived from greek god of wine and vegetation; used to describe spontaneity as well as lack of order and structure.
identifying with another actual person or a character. becoming, in a sense, that person and being totally involved in their problems.
A critical thinker whose use of language is characteristically colorful, often playful, filled with metaphors that suggest a greater interest in the general than in just the particular
found especially in poetry, the pictures the poet creates in your mind that communicate in a few words what ordinary prose cannot, or at least not as economically.
the noncritical person whose language reflects a concern for the immediate moment, especially as what is happening or being viewed relates to the self.
the enjoyment of watching a movie or TV show strictly for pleasure with no desire to think about it afterward
a 14 line poem that imposed on poets tight rules of length, rhythm and rhyming pattern.
A model which, through mythology, becomes part of our subconscious and an addition to the way we organize our thinking about ourselves, humanism general and the nature of the universe.
Jung's phrase for the universality of many myths and archetypes among cultures, some of which could not possibly have had any contact with each other.
The way acceptable male and female behavior and functions are defined in a given culture.
reference made by James Joyce to what he considered a fundamental myth of all cultures. The hero. Also known as the world myth.
the collective myths of a specific culture or group of cultures. The organized study of myths, either those of world cultures or of a specific culture.
tales and beliefs transmitted from generation to generation, or springing up as part of the popular mind in a current generation.
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