Hum 112 Week 9 Quiz, 14 pages, 40 Questions
Why did Paul Gauguin leave France for Tahiti in 1891?
Why did Charles Darwin publish The Descent of Man in 1871?
What did Edvard Munch originally title The Scream?
What is the literal definition of fin de siècle?
Why did the Society of Men of Letters refuse to accept Rodin’s Monument to Balzac, forcing him to return the advance payments?
How did Claude Debussy create a sense of aimless wandering in his Prélude à l’aprés-midi d’un faune?
Why did Georges Seurat prefer to paint using tiny dots of color called pontilles?
What anniversary did Paris’s Exposition Universelle of 1889 mark?
On what work did Stépane Mallarmé base his Symbolist “L’Aprés-midi d’un faune”?
In A Doll’s House, what does the doll’s house symbolize for Nora?
What is the chief theme of Kandinsky’s Composition VII?
Why did Guillaume Apollinaire arrange the words of his calligramme poem “Il Pleut” in vertical columns?
How can Henri Matisse’s Dance II be viewed as a rebuttal to Picasso’s Les Demoiselles de Avignon?
What special significance does the spiral have in Cubist paintings such as Picasso’s Violin?
Why did Eadweard Muybridge photograph a trotting horse in rapid succession?
Why did Braque and Picasso begin pasting paper, fabric, rope, and other objects to their canvases?
Who developed Imagist poetry?
Which earlier artist inspired Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso in their development of Cubism?
Why did early silent films appeal especially to the working-class, immigrant audiences?
Why were Thomas Edison’s early films for the Kinetoscope rather limited?
Why did the exhibition committee for a 1917 New York show hide Duchamp’s “ready-made” entry, Fountain, behind a curtain?
How does The Battleship Potemkin’s Odessa Steps scene qualify as Eisenstein’s invention?
Why did so much of Kasimir Malevich’s Suprematist art depend on the square?
In his Surrealist Girl Before a Mirror, what does Picasso portray in his mistress’s reflected image?
According to the chapter’s “Continuity and Change” section, why did so many Southern African-Americans make the Great Migration to the north between 1915
Whose utopian views influenced Vladimir Lenin?
In “A Room of One’s Own,” what did Virginia Woolf claim women needed to reach their full potential?
As discussed in the chapter’s “Continuity and Change” section, why did Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes dislike Paris?
Why did Virginia Woolf disapprove of Joyce’s Ulysses?
With what did poet William Butler Yeats compare the postwar era?
As discussed in the chapter’s “Continuity and Change” section, why did Adolph Hitler ban abstract art?
Why were whites stunned during the 1919 “Red Summer” riots?
What do skyscrapers, a distinct American invention, predominantly symbolize?
According to the first-person narrator of Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, what is Jay Gatsby’s great tragedy?
Why did Hollywood, CA, become the center of the movie industry?
How did George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess bridge the gap between popular and high culture?
What typically are the subjects of blues songs?
Why does New York Coty’s Chrysler Building have stainless steel eagle gargoyles?
Why was Frank Lloyd Wright’s inclusion in the International Style exhibition of 1922 ironic?
Why was Ernest Hemingway judged unfit for military service in World War I?