Aesthetic Realism

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  • Thin Blue Line Vs Cloverfield

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    in various ways. While Cloverfield was a history-based film on a sort of monstrous “terrorist attack,” Thin Blue Line was a more forensic based documentary on the death of Dallas police officer, Robert Wood. Aside from the contrast, the realist aesthetics of Cloverfield and Thin Blue Line are very similar in the topics of on-camera interviews, deep focus, handheld camera, and textual information on screen. On-camera interviews are a vital part in comparing both, Cloverfield and Thin Blue Line.

  • The Functionalism Principles Of A Saint Jude Novena Candle

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    In philosophy there is a theory known as aesthetic reasoning. Within aesthetic reasoning, there are eight principles that an object may (or may not) fulfill in order to determine if the object is aesthetically valuable. These eight principles are divided functionalism principles and formalism principles. When judging an object to assess its aesthetic value, a functionalist or formalist argument may be formed. However, these arguments may not cross over. Therefore, in order to discuss these principles

  • Realism In Art And Art In The 19th Century

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    Realism began in France in the 1840’s. It was the first unconventional, anti-institutional art movement. It challenged Neoclassicism and Romanticism by diverting every ones attention to more social issues which were brought by the disturbed and raging 19th century. In simpler words, Realism was, opposed to the Romanticism ways of merely representing nature, an approach to art to position oneself in the “real”, whether it was scientifically, morally, constitutionally, or even theoretically. When it

  • Knowledge And Shared Knowledge

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    Knowledge is defined to be facts, information, and skills acquired through experience or education. There are two categories that fall under knowledge; personal knowledge and shared knowledge. Shared knowledge refers to what “we know because.” It can also be defined as communicated and constructed knowledge; within culture, social norms, and semiotics. Personal knowledge refers to “I know because.” An expanded definition of personal knowledge refers to personal experiences, values, and perceptions

  • Movie Analysis : The Hurt Locker

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    War is a largely abstract concept to the average American. It is ubiquitous in news reports, political debates and our culture, but not tangibly understandable. Aside from the small pockets of the population that have experienced warfare, the jarringly focused and rigid representation of EOD team leader Sergeant First Class William James in Katherine Bigelow’s film The Hurt Locker (2008) provides insight to a world that much of the audience will never experience. Although The Hurt Locker would be

  • Visual Representation Of Video Games

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    goals, immediate feedback, a sense of control, player skill matching challenge, self concern disappears, sense of time being altered. The aesthetics within video games don 't seem to effect any of the elements Csikszentmihalyi has given us and yet we strive for bigger and better graphical experiences to increase the realism of our gameplay. Immersion in art

 Realism was broadly considered the beginning of modern art due to the belief that everyday life and the world around us was a suitable subject

  • Romanticism And Realism

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    Accessing the “real” has been a central question of all art and philosophical movements since Aristotle and Plato. Two influential movements in art—Romanticism and Realism—offered different interpretations of the “real.” In a reaction against the Enlightenment thinkers, Romantic artists viewed the “real” as an individual’s emotional reaction to an experience. Realist artists strived to portray a literal reality in response to what they saw as a skewing of reality in Romanticism. For them, the “real”

  • 'Hysteria And Realism In Dickens Simulacra'

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    Introduction: The term ‘realism’ has a long history but the formal trend beginning with mid 19th century Anglo- Francophone writers, depicting contemporary life and society as it was, or is, authors opted for depiction of everyday life and banal activities and experiences, instead of a romanticized or similarly stylized repetition. But now the Post-realist aesthetics situated within a Baudrillarean realm of ‘Simulacra’ has come to dominate much of

  • Courbet The Sleepers Essay

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    In spite of a plethora of artistic movements and periods, one trope has persisted throughout the course of Western art — the nude woman. The champion of Realism, Gustave Courbet, was no stranger to painting the nude. Yet, by the middle of the nineteenth century, the nude was no longer beholden to the Greco-Roman tradition nor to the antiquated tastes of academic art. Courbet’s realist nude was a rupture from the idealized figures shown in classical sculpture and the convention of peinture d’histoire

  • Writing and Technology: The Effects of Experimental Instruction in First-Year College Courses

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    I claim my theoretical framework for this study under two broad assumptions. First: Critical realism, and especially its ontology, offers much to the analysis of education research. Second: Much current education research commits to one of two mistaken ontological positions: the empirical realist ontology in which positivist analysis lives and breathes (Davidsen, 2005; O'Boyle & McDonough, 2011); and the social constructionist ontology in which post-modernist or post-structuralist analysis