Write 750 word history paper

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HUM 2250 – 20th

CENTURY HUMANITIES

ESSAY 1 TOPIC:

THE GREAT WAR AND ITS IMPACT

MUST BE SUBMITTED ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 22ND, BY UPLOADING IT TO THE CANVAS SUBMISSION SITE BY 11:59 PM THE SAME DAY.

In Chapter 2, we have been studying the influence of The Great War on literature and the

visual art. By the end of the war casualties numbered around 10 million and around twice

that many were wounded. Many artists and writers experienced the brutal reality of the

war and the nightmare of trench warfare firsthand. Many artists and writers began

incorporating a sense of crisis, doubt, and despair into their work.

INSTRUCTIONS

Write an essay of at least five paragraphs in length in which you trace The Great War’simpact by comparing and contrasting two (2) different examples of visual art or literaturethat detail the change. Choose your examples from ones listed below.

When you discuss literature, you are expected to utilize direct quotations from theliterature to demonstrate the parallels. If you discuss visual art, utilize specific examples toillustrate, and be sure to discuss motifs, styles, and/or elements.

WRITING REQUIREMENTS

Essay should be 750-1000 words in length.

Essay should utilize MLA format (including a proper heading, header, and title).Click on the link to see what you essay should look like (except that you will nothave a notes page): Purdue Online Writing Lab (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Essay should be typed, double-spaced.

Use size 12 font.

Essay should contain a minimum of three body paragraphs (plus introductory and concluding paragraphs).

Essay should have clear topic sentences at the start of each body paragraph.

Essay should relate back to the thesis (main) idea at the end of each body paragraph.

Essay should avoid the use of 1st or 2nd person (“I”, “we,” “us,” or “you”).

Essay should contain a Works Cited page listing for at least two primary and/or

secondary sources you cite in your essay, and in-text citations for quoted or paraphrased

material.If you do not know how to properly cite those sources, consult with a librarian.

Essay should demonstrate “Cultural and Historical Understanding” by clearly explaining how and/or why The Great War influenced visual art or literature. (For example, if you are discussing Yeats’ work, and you wish to illustrate by comparing the “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” and the “The Second Coming,” be sure you also discuss how or why those two poems are different. Why did this change take place? What words or phrases illustrate the differences?)

NOTE:This is a college-level writing course. Essays that contain a large number of mechanical flaws, such as punctuation, spelling, or sentence structure errors will receive a zero. So proofread your work.

POSSIBLE SOURCES TO CHOOSE FROM:

Remember one must be Pre World War I (The Great War) compared/contrasted to one work Post World War I

George Seurat’s “A Sunday on La Grande Jatte” painting compared to Ernst Kirchner’s “Self-Portrait as a Soldier”

Ezra Pound’s “In a Station of the Metro” poem compared to W.B. Yeats’ “The Second Coming”

Henri Matisse’s “The Joy of Life” painting compared to Salvador Dali’s “The Persistence of Memory”

Umberto Boccoioni’s “Unique Forms of Continuity in Space” sculpture compared to Marcel Duchamp’s “Fountain”

George Melies “A Trip to the Moon” film compared to Robert Wiene’s “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari”

GRADING RUBRIC.GRADING RUBRIC FOR THE GREAT WAR ESSAY

5 = excellent, 4 = very good, 3 = so, so, 2 = poor, 1-0 = unacceptable

First page contains a creative title, a header and heading, and

paper is in MLA format throughout

Introductory paragraph is informative without being too

detailed, and ends with a clearly stated thesis.

Discussion about first example is thorough and thoughtful.

Appropriate, relevant, and clearly described example offered as

support in each body paragraph.

Discussion about second example is thorough and thoughtful.

Appropriate, relevant, and clearly described example offered as

support in each body paragraph.

Discussion about the similarities and differences between the

examples is thorough and thoughtful. Appropriate, relevant,

and clearly described examples are offered as support.

Essay demonstrates “Cultural and Historical Understanding” by

explaining why or how The Great War came to influence the

visual arts or literature.

Body paragraphs begin with transitions and topic sentences.

Paper contains a “Works Cited” page for all primary and

secondary sources that you consulted, and, if necessary, in-text

citations for borrowed information.

Total_______/40 x 2 = _________/80

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