The Doors of Perception, and Heaven and Hell - Heaven and Hell: Appendix 3 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 40 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Doors of Perception, and Heaven and Hell.
This section contains 421 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Doors of Perception, and Heaven and Hell Study Guide

Huxley turns to modern forms of art such as fireworks and theatrical spectacles. All of these modern art forms depend on technology. Huxley begins by discussing pyrotechnics as part of history where it was used in the military first and then for fireworks later. As the art of fireworks became more developed, it also became more capable of transporting people to visionary states. In regard to pageantry as a visionary art, Huxley notes that it has been used as a political tool for centuries. The message was that royalty and political officials were heroes and should be worshiped and praised. Just like fireworks, pageantry has progressed over the years and with technological advances. In theater, there is both human drama and visionary spectacles as art forms. In the past, costumes and jewelry helped to develop the visionary experience of...

(read more from the Heaven and Hell: Appendix 3 Summary)

This section contains 421 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Doors of Perception, and Heaven and Hell Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Doors of Perception, and Heaven and Hell from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.