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Theme: Greek art and society

Task:
Discuss and evaluate the artists' solutions for three-dimensional representations (i.e. ways of indicating depth) in Archaic and Classical vase - and wall - painting. (From 'Greek Art and Society' classics paper, 1,500 words.)
About this excerpt:
Strong logical structure: An introduction is designed to provide the reader with a preview of the assignment content. The order of the themes as presented in the introduction should match the order that those themes are discussed in the essay.
This essay achieves this particularly well. Notice the transparent ease with which the student guides the reader from idea to idea, with subtle yet effective signalling.

The activity helps you to notice the way that the writer has arranged his content, and to think about how this might impact on the order of his ideas as they appear in the essay body.
What to do
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  • Complete the short activity.
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