INSTRUCTIONS for Compare and Contrast Essay:
( Edgar Heap of Birds, Diary of Trees). and ( Beverly Pepper, Denver Monoliths).
3 pages, double spaced, MLA
write compare and contrast between two works that I wrote . Identify artist, title, medium (materials used), date and scale of each work as far as you are able.
Begin your paper with a description and placement of the works. Provide a brief background of each artist.
As you think critically and form your opinions about the two works of art you are evaluating, follow these seven steps:
Identify the artists’ decisions and choices
Ask questions/be curious
Describe the object
Question your assumptions
Avoid an emotional response
Do not oversimplify or misrepresent the art object
Critical Thinking Skills.
Your essay should clearly define the main points of contrast and comparison between the two works. Evaluate the artist’s differing purposes and subject matter.
In your conclusion, evaluate the works in terms of subject matter and presentation. Which work do you think is the more successful? Why or why not.