Address the following in your paper:
Describe the aesthetic form of Storytelling as a form of art, its composition, aesthetic forms, and styles.
- Describe the history of this art —does this work draw upon or respond to any of the cultural determinants of modernity—linear perspective, individualism, capitalism, cultural resistance to oppression?
- Does the art work draw upon ancient traditions like rap or hip hop draws upon the African griot tradition?
- Describe the method of its display in public: is it displayed in museums, on the street, on the internet, or used as reading material in college or high school classrooms?
- Describe its creator--is it created by a woman or a man, a person of color, a poor person, a middle class person, a college professor?
- Make an argument why storytelling should be considered real art, and why.
Use the attached resources (and the two attached articles) and also any others you can find on the internet.
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Storytelling Name Institutional Affiliation Storytelling Storytelling is an art whose objectives might change from one culture to another. A story remains a means by which people convey a personal truth or bring out their perspective on an issue (Peralta, 2010). The storyteller develops a story to take an audience to a different place and time. The composition of a story is beyond mere entertainment since stories relay judgment, life lessons, cultural memories and history (Peralta, 2010). Stories help us to understand our world by circulating beliefs, hopes, and dreams, human desires and they facilitate the efforts people make to explain themselves to others as they can convey emotions and bring the community to a similar level of understanding (Peralta, 2010). The aesthetic form of storytelling is created through the use of folkloric and mythic figures such as Ananse and Sango (Akoma, 2007). Further, the aesthetic is found in the voices of African griot, traditional storytellers, and chroniclers of history. Storytelling is a creation resulting from the use of metaphors. Using metaphors enables the audience to connect to the story without being explicit (Peralta, 2010). Metaphors are also important because they allow the audience to create their meaning and understanding of the story without the need of literal translations. The styles include: Animal tales. The tales have thei