Humanities 112 Assignment

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Assignment 2: Project Paper Due Week 8 and worth 200 points
The Project Paper focuses on a suggested topic related to art, architecture, history, music, or literature. The project will reflect your views and interpretation of the topic. This project is designed to help you stretch your mind and your abilities to be the creative, innovative, and critical thinker you already are!
Choose one (1) of the topics from the list of topic choices below. Read the topic carefully. Write a three to four (3-4) page paper (750-1,000 words) that responds to each of the items described in the topic.
For the topic you choose: 1. Support your ideas with specific, illustrative examples. If there are questions or points associated with your chosen
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Explain how the six pieces of art fall into these two styles. 2. In a memo, describe the appearance of your six choices to your CEO so he or she will know what the art looks like and where it would be placed in the corporate offices. 3. Explain why each piece is considered to be historically significant. 4. Explain how each piece “fits” your company’s overall (or desired) corporate image. Keep in mind that a piece of art is supposed to “say” something about the owner, so describe what would these pieces of art say about your company. • New Composition. Speech. Your uncle’s birthday is in two months, and everyone knows that he loves almost all kinds of music. As a birthday gift for him, you want to have a special piece of music composed in his honor which will be played at a family birthday celebration. Write a speech that you will make to the composer’s agent. Include the following: 1. Narrow your choices down to three composers you’ve studied in this course. Choose one of the composers and explain why you want him to write the “birthday present” music. 2. Explain why the other two composers were ultimately not selected. 3. Specifically identify the musical elements in the composer’s style that you would like to be included in the new music written for your uncle. 4. Describe what sort of emotion is generated by listening to the works of your selected composer; in other words, what do you want your…

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