Reading and Resources
Reading: The Statue of Liberty: A Transatlantic Story, Chapter 1
This resource discusses the French artist Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi’s intent for the Statue of Liberty, as well as his influences, and how his ideas for it transformed over time.
Article: A Poem by Emma Lazarus Changed the Meaning of Lady Liberty
Article: Fifty Shades of Bias—How Male and Female Movie Critics See Things Differently
Respond to the following questions using information presented in this module and your own experience. Respond to the following questions in a total of one to two paragraphs
1. Having read the articles presented in this module, reflect on how their discussion of intent and the changes to it affect your interpretation or understanding of the Statue of Liberty.
2. Think about the artifact that you are studying for Project 1 (the artifact is Bible). Pose one question about the intent of the creator of the artifact. In one to two paragraphs, explain one approach that you may take to find the answer to that question.