In between 750 to 1000 words (12 point font, double-spaced, MLA documentation style), discuss how a social construct is handled in Modern art. You should plan to find at least two specific Modern artworks to discuss. You should put together a solidthesis statement at the end of your introduction that lists a couple main ideas your essay will discuss. I will be looking for how well you are able to set up the cultural context to make cultural connections.
Modern social construct: Fear of technology
Chosen Modern artwork #1: Leger’s Ballet mechanique
Chosen Modern artwork #2: W. W. Jacobs’ short story “The Monkey’s Paw”
Thesis statement: Both the Ballet mechanique and “The Monkey’s Paw” illustrate the Modern social construct of fear of technology through the use of a chaotic film score and death by machine.
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