English review midterm 1

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This is for my english midterm.  Post-modern culture is fun. This site is good.


 
  
Created Mar 16, 2010
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Modern Existentialism
 
discussing how both internal and external factors influence the life a person lives; from...
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Mimesis
 
1.       relations between art to life: imitation of the words...
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“Tradition and the Individual Talent”
 
A essay written by poet T.S. Eliot; describes...
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Romanticism
 
depicts art in a very pleasant way, beautiful depictions...
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Modern Realism
 
A mix between the Modern art that urban...
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Jean-Michel Basquiat
 
American artist/painter, incorporated words into...
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Modernity
 
deeply experimental, reflected the modern world, showed the urban environment as opposed...
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German Idealism
 
from Immanuel Kant in 1780s; idealism is...
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Language games
 
from Jean-Francois Lyotard (Post-Modern...
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Depth model
 
project of the Enlightenment in which we can understand our existence by understanding the...
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Phenomenology
 
a reflection and analysis on the art of consciousness...
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Legitimation crisis
 
from Habermas: when a government still has the legal right to govern but does not have the...
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The waning of affect
 
from Frederick Jameson (Postmodernism, or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism), Related...
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28. Technological Sublime 
 
-  -       Jameson – spectacle of technology o   Obsessed...
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.29.  Loss of radical past
 
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30. Machuko
 
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31. The well
 
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32. The woman in the Dunes
 
-  is a novel by Kōbō Abe and a film based on the novel, directed by Hiroshi...
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33. Social Bond
 
- Lyotard discusses this -either society forms a functional whole, or it is divided in...
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34. Grand Narratives
 
Postmodernism is often suspicious of the "grand narratives" of the Enlightenment       ...
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35.  Ontology
 
definition: is the philosophical study of the nature of being,existence or reality in general,...
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36.  Cogito, Ergo, Sum
 
- in relation to renaid kart - understanding of catisian method - beginning of principles...
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37. Memento
 
-Distortion between what is real and images -At what point does revenge for a beautiful...
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38.  Defilement
 
- to corrupt the purity or perfection of 
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39.  In Praise of Shadows
 
- is the title of a short book on aesthetics by the Japanese author and...
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40.  Replicants 
 
- A replicant is a bioengineered or biorobotic being created in the film Blade...
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Modernism
 
Movement beginning around the 1950’s and continuing until after WW2. Encouraged...
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Life- world - Habermas
 
a universe that is self-evident or given, all things appear as themselves, and the people...
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Theory of communicative action- Habermas 
 
This is the way to live in the life-world practically. the...
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Fordism – Jameson/ Harvey
 
Began in 1914- beginning of consumer society, economic expansion and technological progression....
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flexible accumulation- Harvey, idea of post- modernism 
 
stage following Fordism period in late 1950’s characterized...
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The precession of simulacra- Jean Baudrillard 
 
“a map that proceeds the territory” meaning that simulacra are beginning to replace rather...
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Spiritual rape is what happens when you are seduced into giving up your “life energy”...
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Absolute spirit- hegal?
 
A mind that knows itself and its goals because of its connection of: Art-...
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technological sublime- 
 
fascination with new innovations in technology information is controlled and regulated by...
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Barbara Kruger- 
 
American conceptual artist Work- mainly black...
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Andy Warhol- “diamond dust shoes”
 
Warhol- American painter and filmmaker, leading figure in visual art movement known as pop...
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Bonadventure Hotel- Jameson
 
An example of a use of modernism in architecture. Building in downtown LA built by architect...
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The Wind up bird- by Haruki Murakami...
 
novel by Haruki Murakami in 1997. Summary:...
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Ghost in the Shell-  
 
Japanese multimedia franchise of animated films, novels, and games. Focuses...

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