Humanities A. Analyze the work by doing the following: 1. Describe the historical events or innovations that characterize the period in which the work was created (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs). 2. Analyze how this work reflects a theme or stylistic characteristic from its period (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs). 3. Analyze the work’s or author’s/artist’s/composer’s contributions to the humanities (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs). B. When you use sources to support ideas and elements in a paper or project, provide acknowledgement of source information for any content that is quoted, paraphrased or summarized. Acknowledgement of source information includes in-text citation noting specifically where in the submission the source is used and a corresponding reference, which includes the following points: • author • date • title • location of information (e.g., publisher, journal, website URL) Poem below to be used for essay When I have Fears That I May Cease to Be Launch Audio in a New Window BY JOHN KEATS When I have fears that I may cease to be Before my pen has gleaned my teeming brain, Before high-pilèd books, in charactery, Hold like rich garners the full ripened grain; When I behold, upon the night’s starred face, Huge cloudy symbols of a high romance, And think that I may never live to trace Their shadows with the magic hand of chance; And when I feel, fair creature of an hour, That I shall never look upon thee more, Never have relish in the faery power Of unreflecting love—then on the shore Of the wide world I stand alone, and think Till love and fame to nothingness do sink.
DESCRIBE THE HISTORICAL EVENTS OR INNOVATIONS THAT CHARACTERIZE THE PERIOD IN WHICH THE WORK WAS CREATED