Modernism Essay Topics

Reading of the modernists involved such a process of disturbance

‘Modernist writers disturbed their readers by adopting complex and difficult new forms and styles’. To what extent has your reading of the modernists involved such a process of disturbance? Modernist literature flaunts difficult, often aggressive or disruptive, forms and styles; it frequently challenges traditional ‘realistic’ style and is characterised by a rejection of 19th century… View Article

Modernism and Postmodernism in Product Design

Modernism and Postmodernism are two important thought in design. The Postmodernism is evolution from the Modernism. The modern movement of the 1930s through post-modernism of the 1960s. Although that in this modern society, it is still using Modernist and Postmodernist design. Modernism and Postmodernism have their own principles and sign. In the following paragraph, I… View Article

What Is Modernism?

Historically Modernism describes that period between 1900 and 1950 when Artists, Architects, Designers and Writers radically re-assessed the direction of their disciplines. Spurred on by radical thinkers like Marx, Sartre, Freud, and Jung; inspired by the possibilities of new economic processes and materials, Art, Architecture and Design set out to redefine the world in which… View Article

“Eveline” by James Joyce

“Eveline” is a short story by James Joyce.  Eveline is 19 and standing at a crossroads in her life.  She has a single choice to make as she stands and reflects at the ship dock.  The decision she must make is whether she should go with Frank, her secret soon-to-be husband or stay with her… View Article

The Transition To Modernism

The first line explains the theme of the entire poem. It describes how God’s presence is a strong force in nature, like a flame or electric current, and using other grand images and words that embodies the theme of illustrating God’s greatness. It is similar to the Romantic view of nature in the like the… View Article

Organisational Theory

Apple is a global giant whose success has been built on outsourcing to a range of other organisations located across the world. How can different organizational theory perspectives assist us in acquiring different understanding of Apple, its organizational network and influence? In this essay you must use at least two perspectives to analyze Apple. Introduction… View Article

Analysis of the Effects of Modernism and Post-modernism on Management Practice

The concepts “modem” and “post-modern” have become common currency in intellectual debates regarding organizational theory. Within such debates, the postmodern is perceived as an epoch, a perspective, or an entirely new paradigm of thought (Callas 1999, p. 649). Such a conception of the aforementioned term stems from its rootedness in the conception of the modern…. View Article

Multi-Perspective Approach

Multi perspective approaches to understanding organizations is vital and enhances understanding operations as well as avenue to apply acquired knowledge to improve organization’s performance. The adoption of this discipline can be traced to historical management where practitioners embraced Scientific Administration as a way of running societies. For instance, Henri Fayol (1949) and Winslow Taylor (1911)… View Article

Gatsby and Modernism

The advent of modernism entails a series of reformation in culture, arts, music, literature and applied arts. It is during this trend that the thought encouraged the ability of human beings to improve and reshape their environment. The story Great Gatsby was written in 1925, in an era where America was amidst massive cultural revolution…. View Article

Jackson Pollock

There are several artists who have influenced my work and my passion for the arts. One of my favorite is Jackson Pollock. Pollocks works inspire me to be creative even if my creativity is random. “Jackson Pollack was an American artist who had an important influence on modern painting as an important figure in the… View Article

W. H. Auden – Summary

Each line of this poem represents Auden’s ideas of a great memorial for W B Yeats which is supported by the intentionally placed words, punctuations and innuendos. In the first few line of stanza stanza one Auden starts off by recreating what the present condition was like at the time of his death to create… View Article

Modernism in the 19th Century

Modernism was a response to the political, economic and the social chaos of the mid-19th century. Modernists believed in the practical usage of knowledge to solve society’s problems. For them, disciplines should not be sources of abstract concepts. Modernism in the 19th Century Europe in the mid-19th century was characterized with toppled thrones, repressive regimes,… View Article

Responses to Modernism

a) How does Levin characterize the art of the Modern era? List the various terms and phrases she uses to describe the Modern period. Levin characterizes the art of the Modern era with terms such as: style, form, scientific, experimental, method, logic, technological, purity, clarity, order, idealistic, optimistic, ideological, reductive, austere, puritanical, elitist, dogmatic, brutal,… View Article

Modernism Vs Postmodernism

In the 19th and 20th centuries, there were two major movements in the visual fine arts, which are Modernism and Postmodernism. Some people believe that postmodernism was a response to modernism and therefore consider them as two aspects of the same movement. The relationship between modernism and postmodernism is often complicated as both genres share… View Article