The Assignment: Based on the movie The Rape of Europa (2006) that we watched during the class, write a 650- to 900-word interpretive essay. This essay must be a well-organized and well-written paper that demonstrates your understanding of art, culture, heritage, and war by answering this question; what did you learn about art and culture, and their value to people. We will have an in-class discussion about the topic so that will help this writing assignment.
Questions for the Discussion • How have people like Hitler used art as a tool of political propaganda? • What is the relationship between art, culture, and heritage? What do they mean to people? • How and why can the destruction of art, including architecture, be seen as a wean of war?
How to Organize Your Paper
Introduction: 1 paragraph • Briefly explain what the movie is about; it includes the title of the movie. • Write one sentence answering the question “what did you learn about art and culture, and their value to people?” (thesis statement).
Body: 2-3 paragraphs
• Explain what makes you think about art, culture, and their values to people in that way. • Providing examples from the movie You can include the contemporary example of art/architecture destruction, like Hitler, and compare and contrast it with what the Nazi regime did to the Jews.
** Each paragraph must discuss one topic. **
Conclusion: 1 paragraph
• Restate your thesis statement, which means that you need to rephrase your thesis. • Summarize the points that you explain in the body paragraphs.
this qustions they can help : 1 How have pepole like Hitler used art as a tool of progpaganda ?
2 what is the relationship between art, cultuer, and heritage?what do they mean to people ?
3 how and why can the destruction of art, including architecture. be seen as a wean of war?
4 why did Hitler orderto destroy the Royal Castle in Warsaw ?
5 why was the castle rebuilt after the end of world war 2 ?
why did the monuments men rescue and protect works of art during and after world war 2 ?