Allegorical/symbolic connotations of women on swings


AHIS2 Short #2

Read Posners article carefully. It is helpful to take notes while reading in order to organize your thoughts. Answer the prompt in the format of a two-page, double-spaced, typed. Remember to edit and check your so that it reads as nicely as possible. I recommend reading your work aloud or to a friend, this process often catches many errors.

What are the allegorical/symbolic connotations of women on swings? How do rococo artists represent the feminine using this common eighteenth century motif? What erotic metaphors are created by the symbolic iconography representing love?