Analysis Art for Heart's Sake

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The analysis. “Art for heart’s sake”. Дейнеко Дарья, ЛПС-001-O-11 I’d like to tell you about my analysis of the story “Art for heart’s sake” . It’s a very interesting story written by R.L.Goldsberg. He was an American sculptor, cartoonist and writer. He graduated from the. He produced several series of cartoons that were highly popular. His best works are “Is There a Doctor in the House?”, “Rube Goldsberg’ Guide to Europe” and “I Made My Bed”. The story is logically divided into 3 parts. In introduction the action centers around Collis P. Ellsworth, an old gentleman whose obsessional idea is buying unnecessary things. In the chain of events we see that his doctor Caswell…show more content…
Among his best works are Is There a Doctor in the House? (1929), Rube Goldberg's Guide to Europe (1954) and I made My Bed (1960). Art for Heart's sake is about the old man Collis P. Ellsworth who has troubles with his health. Doctor Caswell offers him to take up painting, for a chance. In some time Ellsworth painted an awful picture which was no a work of art at all. To bewilderment of the doctor this painting was not only accepted for the Show at the Lathrop Gallery, but took the First Prize. The old man just explained that he had bought this gallery last month. The idea of this text is everything can be bought for money. Value of art will vanish if everyone foists his god-awful smudge as an eternal work of art. The text is written as a 3rd person narration with dialogues of the personages. This text can be divided into the following parts. The first is doctor's suggestion to take up art. The second is Swain's lessons. The third is about the Trees Dressed in White. The forth is the culminating point of the text. Ellsworth was awarded with the First Prize for his painting. The last one is Ellsworth's confession. That he had bought the gallery, that's all. The prevailing mood of the text is humorous. The author underlines the old man behaves like a child (he replied Nope on the male nurse suggestion many times. He colored the open spaces blue like a child playing with a picture book. He proudly displayed

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