The Creators - Part 3, Sections 9-16 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Sections 9-16 Summary and Analysis

Book 1, titled Creator Man, begins with a quote stating that the artist's business is to make something out of nothing by Paul Valery in 1930. Man sees the artist as godlike because he is mystified by the power to create, and the artist seeks immortality in their artwork. Part 3: The Power of Stone begins with a quote by Robinson Jeffers in 1924 that he will lend the wings of the future if lent the stone strength of the past.

In Section 9: The Mystery of the Megaliths, upturned stones throughout the world signify man's effort to create something that would last forever. Stonehenge in southern England is the most impressive of these megaliths as it displays two concentric and symmetrical circles of large stones. Carbon dating shows it was constructed around 2000 B.C., making it one of the earliest works...

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