Humanities and Culture

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Humanities and Culture
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  1. german art and architectural style of early 20th century known for its simplicity, functionalism, and craftsmanship
    Bauhaus
  2. Art movement of the early 20th century influenced by Freud's focus on dreams; art assembled realistic forms in fantastical contexts
    surrealism
  3. The interpretation of past events or works of art in terms of modern standards and values
    Presentism
  4. Mythic quest in pursuit of some destination or goal whose attainment will lend greater meaning to life
    Hero's Journey
  5. Dramatic genre which assaults the senses thru shocking scenes with a goal of alientation and entertainment
    Theater of Cruelty
  6. Art movement of mid 20th century wshich emphasized existing popular images and cultural artifacts, often mimicking mass-produced consumer products
    Pop Art
  7. A long peom recounting in elevated style the deeds of a legendary hero
    Epic
  8. An extended sequence comprised of many different shots or images, cut together to condense the narrative or to create a specific impression
    Montage
  9. Art movement of early 20th century that emphasized subjective feelings above objective observations and focused on conveying emotions
    Expressionism
  10. conception of what is artistically valid or beautiful in art, culture, or nature
    Aesthetics
  11. In music when normally unaccented beats are accented in a piece of music
    Syncopation
  12. Sung prayers of early christian church
    Plainsong
  13. Music popular from 1900-1920 that preceded jazz, was influenced by African American songs and featured syncopated, or "ragged" rhythm
    Ragtime Music
  14. Irreverent behavior toward a deity, sacred things or religion
    Blasphemy
  15. experience of beauty that inspires a feeling of pleasure which is its own justification
    Aesthetic Experience
  16. Aesthetic attitudes and principles found in the art, architecture, and literature of anicent Greece and Rome
    Classicism
  17. Emblematic mythic characters, images, plot patterns, symboles, or buried assumptions shared across cultures
    Archetypes
  18. Existing before a war, especially the American civil War
    Antebellum
  19. Religious songs originating among African-American slaves in the American South that fused aspects of African music and religion with Christian hymns
    Spirituals
  20. Not connected or concerned with religion or religious matters
    Secular
  21. an anti-establishment artistic movement that emerged in Europe in reaction to the horrors of WWI and emphasized the absurd
    Dadism
  22. Musical style developed by African-Americans at the beginning of the 20th century that is an amalgamation of African and European music, featuring improvisation, syncopation, polyrhythms and use of "swing time"
    Jazz Music
  23. PHilosophy that maintains the greatest good comes from wisdom, courage, and uncomplaining acceptance of what cannot be directly controlled
    Stoicism

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