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  1. 1. Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825). Some Interesting Facts: -His father was killed in a duel. -He has a facial scar. -Sent many people to the guillotine
  2. 2. Marie Antoinette:
  3. 3. Most Famous Works: Death of Socrates. Oil on canvas, 1787. Death of Marat. Oil on canvas, 1793.
  4. 4. Thomas Jefferson: Neo-Classicism Architecture
  5. 5. Neo-Classicism vs. Classicism Neo-Classicism: US Capital Building Classicism: Villa Rotonda, Palladio, 1591
  6. 6. Influences: Palladio’s Villa Rotonda
  7. 7. Neo-Classicism Architecture: Monticello Virginia University
  8. 8. Virginia State Capitol Building:
  9. 9. Our President lives in a Neo-Classical Building
  10. 10. Theatre Satire
  11. 11. Theatre Satire  Can be in the form of irony or exaggeration  Used as a response to Renaissance (No order)  Wanted to regain ORDER (GREEK & ROMAN CLASSICISM)  After the Johnson division neoclassicism declined  However simple way of writing and many grammar rules are still in effect today (ROMANTICISM)
  12. 12. Example  Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) GREATEST  DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE (His contribution to literature of that time)  London Is a poem by Johnson imitating the Juvenal’s Third Satire.
  13. 13. Satire  Classical literature (1750-1820) used a style of literature known as satire  Satire is a form of writing that uses wit/humor to comment on society and to send a message.  “First make people laugh, then make them think”  Uses irony and ridicule as a way of focusing on issues.
  14. 14. Satire as we know it today!
  15. 15. Jonathon Swift  Born in Dublin, Ireland  Satirist, political essayist, pamphlet writer  Influenced George Orwell  Benjamin Franklin based Richard from Poor Richard’s almanac off of a persona Swift created.
  16. 16. Literature in the Classical Era - Jonathon Swift was known for his political satire - Lot of his work was published anonymously or with a false name - A Tale of a Tub - Most famous of all English satire writers
  17. 17. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  Salzburg  Born-27 January 1756  Died– 5 December 1791  Child prodigy  At 17 he was playing in the Royal Court in Vienna the music capitol of the world at the time.
  18. 18.  Mozart wrote 41 Symphonies. Piano No. 21
  19. 19. Ludwig van Beethoven German  Born-17 December 1770  Died-26 March 1827  One of the most famous and influential of all composers  At the age of 26, Beethoven began to lose his hearing. Can't Hear
  20. 20. Joseph Haydn
  21. 21. Austria  Born -31 March 1732  Died -31 May 1809  A lifelong resident of Austria  one of the most celebrated composers in Europe  He was also a close friend of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart teacher of Ludwig van Beethoven.

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