Choose a work from this lesson that illustrates a significant cultural influence on its creation and discuss its historical context. How did the culture in which the work was created influence the work? (What particular ideologies played a role in its creation and where do you see this influence reflected in the work you chose?) Make sure to point to specific examples of the influence of the culture on the work. Use details in your explanation.
In response to peers’ posts, discuss some of the differences and similarities you notice regarding influence and context between your selections based on each classmates’ examples and the historical context in which they describe it.