The Beast in the Jungle Essay | Impressionism and Stream of Consciousness Writers Comparison between Henry James and Walter Sickert

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Impressionism and Stream of Consciousness Writers Comparison between Henry James and Walter Sickert

Summary: Compares Walter Sickerts perception of reality in his painting titled "Ennui" with Henry James' idea of perception in his short story "The Beast In The Jungle."
During the modernist movement artists and writers alike stepped away from traditional values, and radically changed the rules of perception in art. Before the modernist period traditional artistic values focused on realism, and art closely resembled life as it was. Boredom set in, and many artists began to manipulate the dimensions of reality. Reality was no longer viewed as perfect, but as series of fleeting impressions. Impressionism took the place of realism, and the ideas of individual perception took hold. Writers and artists started to contemplate what perception really was. The basic lines of realism in art dissolved, boundaries were crossed, and artists began to consider not only the idea of perception, but the experience of it as well. Walter Sickert is an example of an impressionist painter, who not only based many of his paintings on...

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