1. Use the painting Dismissal of School on an October Afternoon to detect and comment on mid-century realities of social class, gender, and race.
2. Study the picture. In what ways can the picture be viewed as a positive commentary on urban and technological growth? How can it be viewed as a negative commentary? What is the implication of your answers?
3. List four adjectives that you think best describe the painting. Why was nature a theme of great interest to romanticist artists (keep question 2 in mind)?
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This solution analyzes the painting, "Dismissal of School on an October Afternoon."