The Little Paper

As discussed in class, those who wish to augment their Midterm grade may write a short paper on a particular topic. This paper is due in class on a particular date to be given; no late papers will be accepted. This is NOT a requirement; this is an extra opportunity for those who wish to try to raise their grades. This paper will be worth a maximum of 25 points. In addition, the paper will need to be written according to certain guidelines.

The Topic and Writing About It

For the topic you are to write your interpretation of a work of modern art, whether from our text, from a current news story, or using a work of modern art you find either here or in another city, such as Miami. To shape your essay you will use your notes from the lectures, the text, and your own interpretations to produce a short paper, 3 to 4 pages typewritten. The basics for the mechanics of the paper are:

(Above right: A south seas landscape by Gauguin)

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