This assignment makes use of the Galeries de portraits of La Bibliotheque Nationale de France's web module on Le Portrait. After reading the comprehensive background on the art of portraiture in painting, photography and literature, the student will invent a story for one of the portraits in the Galeries de portraits.
One to two hours for the first draft.
French Language French Culture
Beginning or Intermediate French
First semester French writing proficiency
The student will use a web site to learn about portraiture. The student will learn more about the art of description in French using the portrait as stimulus.