What is your overall assessment (argument) of the image’s historical significance? What specific elements of this image do you think we need to pay attention to? Use the image above, lecture, and readings to bolster your argument.

Assignment Question

Write 4-6 page (12point Double Space) analysis paper on ONE of the three prompt. Basically the prompts are asking you to demonstrate your ability to synthesize your observation of the image and historical knowledge by answering: 1. What’s this image? 2. What do you see in this image? 3. Why is this image historically important? 4. Can you make the connection between the image and the historical context? PROMPT 1: The woodblock print of the American warship (1854) represents an important historical moment of modern Japan and its encounters with the West. What was the historical event that this image describes? What is your overall assessment (argument) of the image’s historical significance? What specific elements of this image do you think we need to pay attention to? Use the image above, lecture, and readings to bolster your argument.

[order_button_a]