Descriptive Imagery Response
The purpose of completing this assignment is: as a student and a career professional, and individual, you will often be required to research information that will further a school assignment, a work-related project, or a personal endeavor. Also, you might be asked to translate research into a written or oral presentation that you can share with coworkers and peers in a way that will describe, persuade, or evoke emotion. This assignment has all of these skills! ______________________________________________________________ Prompt (What are you writing about?): Find a famous work of art. Write a researched history of the artist and the artwork and create a Descriptive Poem that uses imagery to describe the artwork and your reaction to it. Instructions (how to get it done): • Cut and paste a picture of a famous work of art. • Research and write a history of the piece of art and the artist. Note: Be very careful about plagiarism. The purpose of this section is for you to research the work of art and the artist, put the summary of history and life into your own words, and then provide in text citations for the researched information. • Using the poems in the “Poetry Sampler” section as examples, create a descriptive poem that uses imagery words to provide a visual description of your chosen artwork and your reaction to it. Note: Your poem needs to be at least 14 lines. Remember in writing poetry, that not all poems need to rhyme. The important skill here is to use imagery descriptions to describe the artwork and the author.