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AA100 The arts past and present


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

Question: TMA 05 The Art of Benin.
Read carefully Reading 2.4 ‘Negro’ in Book 3, Chapter 2, and look closely at Plate 3.2.17 in the illustration Book, ‘Plate showing pencil drawing of Benin Bronze sculpture’. With close attention to both, discuss if and how art from Africa affected stereotypes in late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century Europe.

Answer: Looking firstly at Plate 3.2.17 in illustration book and then comparing it...


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  • Subject: Arts and humanities
  • Course: AA100 The arts past and present
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1422
  • Date submitted: September 09, 2014
  • Date written: June, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6041

Question: Assignment 07 – Critical Review and Reflection.

Answer: The main aim of this assignment is to reflect back of module...


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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: 834
  • Date submitted: September 09, 2014
  • Date written: August, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6040

Question: TMA 06 ‘Greek medical texts weren’t simply translated in the Islamic world and in Europe: they were adapted and significantly reinterpreted.’

Do you agree with this statement? Explain why you do or you do not.

Answer: With the growth, expansion and migration of cultures into new lands comes...


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  • Subject: Arts and humanities
  • Course: AA100 The arts past and present
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1442
  • Date submitted: September 09, 2014
  • Date written: August, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6039

Question: TMA 02 Part 1 - Cézanne
Look carefully at plate 1.3.32, Paul Cézanne painting Still Life with Plaster Cast, c.1894. How do the form and content of this painting contribute to our understanding of it as a modern work?

TMA 02 Part 2 – Reflective Commentary

Answer: Cézanne uses warm colours such as oranges and yellows in the fore...


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  • Subject: The arts past and present
  • Course: AA100
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 731
  • Date submitted: September 05, 2014
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6021

Question: TMA 03 Part 1 – The Diva
What evidence supports the reputations of Madonna and Maria Callas as divas?

How might these reputations be compared and contrasted? Please support your answer by referring to their musical performances, as provided in the module materials.


TMA 03 Part 2 – Reading Poetry: The Faber Book of Beasts
Read Alfred Lord Tennyson's 'The Kraken' (p.139) and Lewis Carroll's 'Jabberwocky' (pp.135-6) in The Faber Book of Beasts. In no more than 600 words, compare and contrast the way the two poets represent their monsters.

Answer: Madonna is a pop diva. This reputation was built by her musical...


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  • Subject: The arts past and present
  • Course: AA100
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1105
  • Date submitted: September 05, 2014
  • Date written: March, 2009
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6020

Question: TMA Assignment 1 – Part 1 - Cleopatra
This assignment will compare and contrast two pieces of text regarding the ways in which the text discredits Antony. Reading 1.1 will be closely studied to show how this is expressed in the speech by Cassius Dio.

Part 2- Cézanne
This section of the assignment will demonstrate how the form and content of plate 1.3.32 contributes to our understanding of it as modern work.

Answer: Antony was first discredited in Octavian’s speech. This can be shown by...


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  • Subject: The arts past and present
  • Course: AA100
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 994
  • Date submitted: September 05, 2014
  • Date written: January, 2009
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6019

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