Begin by opening and reading the Surrealism Lecture. If you do not have your book or prefer independent research, I suggest researching the objectives.
Successful completion of this section will enable you to:
• Identify the characteristics of the Surrealist art, film, and literature movement
• Connect factors linking events in the early 20th century to the latest movement of the time. Task (1): Surrealism Lecture and Frieda Video.Read the Surrealism lecture and Watch the Frieda Video.
Context: The Early 1900’s: Rebellious & Confused Teen.
If the late 1800s/early 1900s were a person, they’d be a rebellious teenager! The ideas and events coming out of the Age of Modernism/Postmodernism have been deemed an all-out assault on all conservative and traditional values, norms, and beliefs. Surrealism was the start of our modern history and the bricks that laid the foundation for our thought formation. As we survey the human experience, we began our look at the Age of Materialism and Modernism, and all the sorrow that it brings human reflection. This is where we begin our retrospection.
First, before starting this portion of the journal entry, be sure you Identify the characteristics of the Surrealist art, film, and literature movement. The Surrealist movement sets the stage for both this section and the next section. It’s important to understand how the mind alters what it sees to accommodate our fragile existence. Surrealist believe in our confusing nightmarish dreams exists a reality free of reason and explanation; pure reality.