Title: “The Influence of Literature and Myth on Grant Wood’s ‘Midnight Ride of Paul Revere’”

Textbook: Chapter 7, 8
Lesson
Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook – for historical/political influences)
Option 2: Examine a specific artwork influenced by a literary work and how the artist captured the subject or story. Discuss how the art piece reflects themes that defined the literary movement. Here are a few examples, but you are not restricted to this list:  please include picture 
Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s Apollo and Daphne or The Rape of Prosperina (influenced by ancient myths)
B. Choose an ART Work – Discuss literary story or myth that influenced it.
Your second option would be to find an art work that has an influence from literature / myth. An example would be  (it happens to be on the same literary topi
“Midnight Ride of Paul Revere” – Grant Wood 1939 – c. Fair Use
Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, 1950
So, to complete the 2nd Option, you would then discuss the painting and the biography of the artist Grant Wood, including perhaps his style, and discussing what is IN the painting, what you observe and see, and the relationship of the imagery in the painting to the actual history of the ride that Paul Revere took. You could also do as you did in Option A above, and look for historical information on Paul Revere. 
These are two ways that you can fulfill this week’s Discussion assignment – it DOES INCLUDE looking for literature, finding out about history, politics, the biography of the writer, and ALSO looking if you do Option B for an art work such as a painting or sculpture, that is related to literature or myth.
O 1: Identify the content, forms, and/or techniques of work of art (e.g., architecture, fine art, literature, and/or drama).
CO 2: Analyze the content, forms, and/or techniques of a work of art (e.g., architecture, fine art, literature, and/or drama). 
CO 3: Explain the historical/cultural/social context in which a work was created.
CO 4: Classify works of art using different approaches (by discipline, genre, style, period, etc.) in order to contextualize the works and relate them to a variety of influences.   
you would then discuss the painting and the biography of the artist Grant Wood, including perhaps his style, and discussing what is IN the painting, what you observe and see, 

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