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  • Reflection On Pre-Modernism, Modernism And Postmodernism

    Final Exam 1) Pre-modernism, Modernism, and Postmodernism A. Describe the differences among these three worldviews. • Pre-modernism is based on Thomas Aquinas, Plato and Aristotle. People got their knowledge from authoritative sources. Takes place in high point in 13th c. CE. In pre-modernism sources of authority is in the West, the church, being the holders and interpreters of revealed knowledge, were the primary authority source in premodern. Science and Religion work together in uncovering reality. Pre-modernity is pre-industrialized living patters. • Modernism- is based on Erasmus, Galileo, Descartes, Kant and Michelangelo. People got their knowledge from two approaches to knowing became dominant in the modern period: Empiricism (knowing only through the senses) and reason. Often, science and reason were collaboratively or in conjunction with each other. Both were seen to be evidence of the capability of the human mind unaided by religion. Society that is striving to continually move forward to its evolving idea, values and innovation. •…

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  • Modernism And Postmodernism

    Modernism vs. Postmodernism: Distinguishing Art, Literature, & Politics In the last century, two of the major art movements Modernism and Postmodernism emerged across the world. Both the Modernist era and the Postmodernist era have their own unique viewpoints and ideology about the different form of art, culture and community. Initiated in the early twentieth century and lasting through the mid 1960’s, Modernism is an art movement which differed and went against the ideas of Realism…

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  • Modernism In China

    Modernity, the quality of being modern, is inevitable as time only moves forward. However, modernism does not capture the time period most present, but instead captures the late 19th to early 20th century when the development of modern industrial societies and cities boomed in the West. Modernization in Western countries led to a rejection in traditional ways of thinking and religious belief as science and technology advanced. In China, the path of modernizing was not as simple; it was a ripple…

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  • Modernism In Modern English Literature: Modernism And Postmodernism

    Modernism and postmodernism literature The 20th century can be separated into two distinct periods; one characterized by the modernism movement and the other by postmodernism. Some consider that postmodernism was a response to modernism and therefore consider them as two aspects of the same movement. The Modern Age in English Literature started from the beginning of the twentieth century, and it followed the Victorian Age. Modernism refers to cultural movements of the late nineteenth and…

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  • Definition Of Modernism

    That’s so modern! A common phrase that we hear almost everyday and that describes a variety of objects, notions and changes in the world that surrounds the human civilization today. Being modern is a well sort after trait and all the glamor and thought that accompanies that notion can be see as intellect and “forward” thought. Declaring that one or something is modern isn’t just a catch phrase or term that is thrown around in everyday language, event though it is very common in the literature,…

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  • Modernism In Australia

    1. Modernism: Comparison Europe/Australia Europe was the frontier for Modernism in the art world, with the movement emerging mid nineteenth century from artists like 19th century painter Gustave Courbet . Modernism began during the Industrial Revolution, a period of rapid change in technology which profoundly affected social, economic and cultural life in Europe. Impressionism was most prominent around this time. Impressionism in Europe often depicted the beautiful architecture and used…

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  • The Importance Of Modernism

    Modernism was a movement which transformed traditions, identities, and beliefs with world-shattering activities such as doubt, experimentation, inquiry, and individualism. It took place between 1900 and 1950, and reached its peak in the 1920s. There are famous authors from the modernism age, like Oscar Wilde who has written "The Importance of Being Earnest", T. S. Eliot with his famous work "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" and James Joyce writing "Ulysses.” All three writers disrupt the…

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  • Catcher In The Modernism

    The Catcher in the Modernism In today’s fast-paced society, the definition of modern is constantly changing as genius minds invent and introduce brilliant ideas and innovations to the world. “Modern” pertains to something that relates to recent times, or the present, however, how recent can modern be? For example, modern literature sprouted at the start of World War I, and about a century later, many scholars claim that the Modernist movement has not yet ended. Contradictory to the population’s…

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  • Hemingway Modernism

    Modernism was a change in the style of writing that was different from the previous era that writers used. After World War I, people were looking for a sense of meaning in the new world and Modernism was a new way for writers to open up and express their inner feelings. This change was necessary and welcomed by the people during the time period with everything going on in the world. Authors during the new era used Modernism to freely express emotions within their writings. “The modern…

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  • Post Modernism

    We have also then explored the differences between the two and how they also apply in regards to urban planning. By analysing the implications in relation to planning we have also discovered that some of them are already present in modern day planning using examples specifically from Melbourne. These implications include a change from ‘master’ planning in to participatory planning, single use zoning changing in to mixed use zones, a multimodal structure rather than a dominant city centre and the…

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