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AA100 The arts past and present


Question: Assignment TMA 07: Critical Review

Answer: My first module with the Open University has produced a wide range...


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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: 784
  • Date submitted: December 31, 2016
  • Date written: October, 2015
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7772

Question: TMA 05 Discuss how views about the Benin plaques have changed, and how this has been reflected in their presentation in museums. You must include close analysis of at least one reading from Book 3 and one plate from the Illustration Book in your answer.

Answer: The Benin plaques have been viewed as controversial ever since their discovery...


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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: 1603
  • Date submitted: December 31, 2016
  • Date written: November, 2015
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7771

Question: TMA 06 How might a liberal philosopher argue for the view that it was right to grant an exemption in this case? How might a liberal philosopher argue against this view? Which side has the stronger argument?

Answer: The Goldman versus Weinberger case prompts the consideration of many differing theories...


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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: 1413
  • Date submitted: December 31, 2016
  • Date written: November, 2015
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7770

Question: TMA 07 Final Reflecting on progress.

Answer: Progress? I’m not sure any has been made. If I dissected my...


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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: 738
  • Date submitted: September 08, 2016
  • Date written: August, 2016
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7542

Question: TMA 02 Read the following passage from Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus. Discuss Marlowe’s use of language in this passage and how it contributes to the characterisation of Faustus.

Includes original, new draft and tutor comments.

Answer: The employment of the allegorical characters ‘Good Angel’ and ‘Evil Angel’ is...


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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: 534
  • Date submitted: September 07, 2016
  • Date written: February, 2016
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7541

Question: TMA 01 Part 1 Cleopatra
How does the 1963 film present the relationship between Cleopatra and Julius Caesar? How does this compare to earlier depictions of their relationship in the ancient sources you have met in the module? (Word Count 548)

Answer: The 1963 portrayal presented the world with a Hellenistic beauty, a blank...


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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: 548
  • Date submitted: September 07, 2016
  • Date written: February, 2016
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7540

Question: Part 1: Cleopatra
Choose one modern interpretation 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?

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: Cleopatra is portrayed to be bewitching, captivating,cunning and manipulating in many Roman...


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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: 970
  • Date submitted: June 07, 2016
  • Date written: January, 2015
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7428

Question: 'It is a common pattern in religious history for dissenters from what appears to be the dominant tradition in their own day to believe themselves to be the real traditionalists.' (AA100 Book 2 Chapter 3, p, 88)

Discuss this statement with reference to at least two examples of religious dissent from Book 2, Chapter 3.

Answer: Catholics are one of the oldest and historic branches of Christianity however...


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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: 1275
  • Date submitted: June 07, 2016
  • Date written: January, 2015
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7427

Question: TMA 01 Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus
Discuss Marlowe’s use of language in the passage how it contributed to the characterization of Faustus.

Answer: The language is constructed in its iambic pentameter as a contemplative argument...


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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: 474
  • Date submitted: April 28, 2016
  • Date written: March, 2016
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7329

Question: TMA 01 How Does the 1963 Film Present the Relationship Between Cleopatra and Julius Caesar?

How Does This Compare to Earlier Depictions Of Their Relationship In The Ancient Sources You Have Met In The Module?

Answer: The most famously known film of Cleopatra was the 1963 movie with...


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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: 471
  • Date submitted: April 28, 2016
  • Date written: March, 2016
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7328

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