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AA100 The arts past and present


Question: TMA 01 Part 1 How does this passage characterize the relationship between Anthony and Cleopatra and how does this compare to its portrayal in other Roman sources in Book 1, Chapter 1? [499 words]

TMA 01 Part 2 Compare and contrast Cézanne’s Bathers with Correggio’s Leda with the Swan. [516 words]

Answer: Through the excerpt provided, we can assume that the dynamics between Anthony...


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  • Subject: The arts past and present
  • Course: AA100 The arts past and present
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1015
  • Date submitted: June 30, 2015
  • Date written: February, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6697

Question: TMA 04 In what ways did Pugin’s revival of the Gothic use tradition as a form of dissent?

Answer: This essay will explore different ways tradition is used as a form...


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  • Subject: English Literature
  • Course: AA100 The arts past and present
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1206
  • Date submitted: June 28, 2015
  • Date written: June, 2015
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6689

Question: TMA 01 Part 1 Cleopatra
Choose one of the modern representations of Cleopatra in film or TV. How far is this consistent with Roman depictions of her in Book 1, Chapter 1? Word Count - 532

TMA 01 Part B Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus
Read the following passage from Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus. Discuss Marlowe’s use of language in the passage and how it contributes to the characterization of Faustus and the Horse-Courser.
Word Count - 472

Answer: Firstly the Romans portrayal of Cleopatra could come across as biased due...


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  • Subject: English Literature
  • Course: AA100 The arts past and present
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1004
  • Date submitted: June 28, 2015
  • Date written: February, 2015
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6688

Question: TMA 03 Part 1 – The Diva
How applicable is the label ‘diva’ to the Concerto delle donne? Please support you answer with references to the musical performances provided in the module materials. [573 words]

TMA 03 Part 2 – Plato on Tradition and belief [619 words]
1. In this passage, Socrates sets out to examine a claim about courage that Protagoras made earlier in the dialogue. What is the claim? Which aspect of the claim does Socrates think he has refused by the end?

2. In Paragraphs 5-15, Socrates argues that cowardice is error about what to fear. How does he argue for that conclusion?

3. How (in paragraphs 16-20) does Socrates argue that courage is knowledge of what to fear?

4. In this passage, Socrates argues that courage is knowledge of what to fear. Identify, and briefly discuss, one consideration in favour of this view and one or two considerations against it.

Answer: The first thing to take into consideration when answering this question is...


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  • Subject: English Literature
  • Course: AA100 The arts past and present
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1192
  • Date submitted: June 27, 2015
  • Date written: April, 2015
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6687

Question: TMA 01 Part 2 – Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus
Read the following passage from Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus. Discuss Marlowe’s use of language in the passage and how it contributes to the characterisation of Faustus and the Horse-Courser.

Answer: The language that Marlow uses within the passage of text is intended...


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  • Subject: English Literature
  • Course: AA100 The arts past and present
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 297
  • Date submitted: June 27, 2015
  • Date written: February, 2015
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6686

Question: TMA 01 Part 1 – Cleopatra
Choose one of the modern representations of Cleopatra in film or TV presented in the module materials. How far is this consistent with Roman depictions of her in Book 1, Chapter 1.

Answer: In the 1934 Cecil B. DeMille version of Cleopatra, Cleopatra is represented...


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  • Subject: English Literature
  • Course: AA100 The arts past and present
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 498
  • Date submitted: June 27, 2015
  • Date written: February, 2015
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6685

Question: TMA 03 Part 1 Stalin 82%
Look at Plate 1.5.8 in the Illustration Book and then answer the following
Question in no more than 600 words:

How does the myth of Stalin being presented by this image from 1939 differ from earlier and later mythic presentations of Stalin?

TMA 03 Part 2 Plato Questions 1-4

Answer: Myths, surrounding Stalin have played a major role in the construction of...


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  • Subject: English Literature
  • Course: AA100 The arts past and present
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 82%
  • Words: 1466
  • Date submitted: January 30, 2015
  • Date written: December, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6303

Question: TMA 01 Part 1 Cleopatra
To what extent do Roman depictions of Cleopatra appear to have influenced how she has been depicted on TV and in film? (Words 543)

TMA 01 Part 2 Christopher Marlowe
Doctor Faustus -Read the following passage from Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus. What does this scene tell us about Faustus’s state of mind? Pay particular attention to Marlowe’s use of language. (Words 544)

Answer: Part 1 - For many years, Hollywood has depicted Cleopatra as the...


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  • Subject: English Literature
  • Course: AA100 The arts past and present
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 77%
  • Words: 1087
  • Date submitted: January 30, 2015
  • Date written: December, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6302

Question: TMA 02 Carefully read the following extract several times. How does the passage from Plutarch’s, Life of Antony characterise the relationship between Antony and Cleopatra and how does that compare to other Roman sources in book 1, chapter 1?

TMA 02 Compare and contrast Cezanne’s Bathers with Correggio’s Leda with the swan.

Answer: Cezanne’s Bathers (plate 1.3.4) c1874-5 and Correggio’s Leda with the Swan (plate...


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  • Subject: The arts past and present
  • Course: AA100 The arts past and present
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 973
  • Date submitted: January 11, 2015
  • Date written: November, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6275

Question: TMA 02 Part 2 - Read the following passage from Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus. What does this scene tell us about Faustus’s state of mind? Pay particular attention to Marlowe’s use of language.

Answer: The scene shows Faustus in a mixed state of mind. He appears...


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  • Subject: The arts past and present
  • Course: AA100 The arts past and present
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 454
  • Date submitted: December 28, 2014
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6252

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