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Arts: Four (4) Artistic Concerns

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Arts: Four (4) Artistic Concerns

1. Emotion
- What feelings does the artist wish to express with his work?
- What emotions does the artwork evoke from the audience?

2. Style
- How did the artist compose the work to present a unique or a trend artpiece to express his concept?
- How did the audience perceive the artwork as based on the composition?

3. Beauty
- What is the artist's philosophy beauty?
- How does the audience perceive the work as beautiful?

4. Reality (a perception)
- What is the artist's level of experience and does it related to the audience?

Arts: The Five (5) Roles of an Artist

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Arts: The Five (5) Roles of an Artist

1. Artist as a philosopher
- What is the artist's personal design philosophy?
- What is the artist's individual work philosophy?

2. Artist as a moralist/critic/educator
- Is the artist reacting to a moral/ethis issue?
- Is he artist reacting to a social trend?

3. Artist as a dreamer/prophet
-What doesn't exist in the material place as realized by an artist?

4. Artist as a recorder of time
- Is the artist reflecting a sentiment or trend of that time?

5. Artist as an entertainer
- How does the artwork entertain?

Music: Musical Presentations

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Types of Musical Presentations

Symphony - a major work for an orchestra, including wind, string and percussion instruments

Concerto - an instrumental work that highlights a soloist or group of soloists

Sonata - a piece of classical music for a solo instrument or a small ensemble

Opera - a dramatic work where music is a dominant part of the performance, with actors often singing rathter than reciting their lines

Science: Biology - Manifestations of Life

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Science: Biology - Manifestations of Life
Life - is a complex and dynamic system governed by biological laws and principles

Manifestations of Life
Defined Organizationhave cells, turn to tissues, to organs, to organ systems, and to organisms Metabolismanabolism - absorption and growthcatabolism - releasing of energyDevelopment and Growthsingle repeatedly divided and progressed Reproductionreplication/perpetuate their own child
Types of reproduction:asexual - reproduction without the involvement of sex cells sexual - reproduction with gametes or sex cells external fertilization [example: frogs and fish] internal fertilization other organisms Responsivenesscapacity to react or response to stimuli or the irritability stimuli - [light, heat, gravity, chemicals tough and sound] Genetic ControlDNA - genes which controls all the manifestations

Literature: Elements of Poetry

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Elements of Poetry
Speaker/Persona - the person who is addressing the readerAudience - can be another character, or who is not present, or is dead, or the readerContent - the subject of the poemTheme - the meaning of the poemShape and Form - structured and free verseMood and Tone - feeling that the poet createsImagery - pictures we perceive by senses through poetic languageDiction - choice of wordsSyntax - organization of words, phrases and clausesFigurative Language - language which does not mean exactly what it says