Informative Research Paper. City as Text Description

For this assignment, you will select two artifacts and analyze them. You can select two pieces of art, graffiti, murals, furniture, clothes, architecture, songs, movies, TV episodes, or other cultural artifacts. There should be some basis of comparison; for example, one still life painting might be modern and the other older; one church might be a traditional Catholic church and the other a Catholic church built for a more contemporary congregation. The assignment requires you to analyze each piece (subject and classificatory analysis), examine similarities or differences (comparison-contrast), and offer 2-3 paragraphs to support a thesis based on your analysis. The analysis is informative, but the thesis should be persuasive and express an original insight based upon the classificatory, comparative, and causal analyses of the two artifact