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  • What Is Postmodernism?

    What is Postmodernism? According to Merriam Webster dictionary ,Post-Modernism is “of relating to or being any various movements in reaction to modernism that are typically characterized by a return to traditional materials and forms by ironic self reference and absurdity “ (Webster, Merriam). The very term "postmodern" was, in fact, coined in the forties by the historian, Arnold Toynbee (Felluga).Postmodernism cannot be historically a specific year, and however, its ideas are around the mid-1970. The concepts of postmodernism affected many aspects of art, education, literature, film, sociology, technology, and etc. To begin to understand postmodernism, one must first analyze the two movements in an earlier time which is modernism and the enlightenment time period. Post Modernism has been defined as ideas in philosophy of culture by observing a society ,and how it expanded the importance of critical theory It has also been the leading trademark of literature, architecture, and design” As the word itself suggests, this break is most often related to notions of the waning or extinction of the hundred-year-old modern movement (or to its ideological or aesthetic repudiation)" (“Post World War II American Literature And Culture Database”).Post Modernism has been said to be the” potential of human reason to address any essential truth of physical and social conditions and thereby make them amenable to rational control “(Salberg,Stewart,Weiss,Wesley). Post modernism was a time…

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  • Postmodernism And Individualism

    Postmodernism is closely related to individualism, in fact, individualism is one of the many concepts that is in postmodernism. From the view of postmodernists, facts and truths are risen from social subjectivity because experiences and science reasoning are the thing of the past. While this might seem ordinary for many young adults or teens, this postmodernist concept and ideal is what has been keeping experts and mature adults up at night. With the birth of the internet, postmodernist’s…

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  • Postmodernism

    1. INTRODUCTION In the 21st century there was an emerging movement of art Postmodernism (Palmer 2014). Postmodernism was derived from its predecessor modernism (Palmer 2014). Palmer (2014) stated that postmodernism has too many complex ideologies and cannot be defined. Nevertheless, there was a claim by Nicolas Bourriaud that postmodernism has ended and divided to post-postmodernism (Altermodern 2009). The following essay will contrast against Bourriaud’s claim. It will provide brief historical…

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  • The End Of The Tour Analysis

    As a big movie fan I have found amazing films all over, whether it be big-budget action dramas, or low-budget indie moves, you just need to open your horizons and try new things. I try to do this by looking at trailers for upcoming movies online which helped me stumble upon a trailer for The End of the Tour, which from the start caught my eye and had me anticipating it 's release. I winded up watching it at home one night and after the film, I was just over come with amazement at this movie that…

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