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ENGL 100 & ENGL 105 - Sherer - Art & Authority

Questions to ask & answer

Be specific! Use language that is clear and precise.

  1. What kind of art will you write about? For example: Graffiti, rap music, a specific music video, protest flyers, billboard art, etc.
  2. Who are the powerful people, organizations, or institutions challenged by the artwork? For example: Police or other law enforcement, a local or national government, the CEO or Board of a corporation, the educational system or a particular college or university, etc.
  3. How do challenges impact the powerful people, organizations, or institutions? For example: Damage to property; Bad publicity; etc.
  4. How are changes manifested by the powerful people, organizations, or institutions? For example: A change in policy, practice, or law;  Raised awareness about the issue at hand; A promise or commitment to institute change; Provide funding to support the cause of change; No change is made...they actively resist change; etc.

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