Blog #1

  1. According to Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein, writers should use the model of “entering the conversation” in their writing. What are the advantages of this model?

The advantages of using the model “entering the conversation” are that it gives you another view and it helps you develop listening skills. It also makes you consider others point of view not only yours.

2.  The smart history videos on the schedule this week discuss how learning to look at artwork help us analyze other situations. Do you agree or disagree? Why?

I agree because if you visualize any material will most likely make you pay attention to it, people tend to look at the most simple detail of artwork which always tells a story, a person, a culture, etc.