DISCUSSION: We can see Gilliam’s opinions in two places: lines 16-21 and 28-30. Gilliam clearly is dissatisfied with representational art, but he is not too harsh about it.
- This is exceptionally strong answer. If Gilliam felt this way, he would basically spit on the art of those who made representational art.
Gilliam clearly dislikes representational art, but he hasn’t expressed open hatred.
- CORRECT. The passage is clear about this. See lines 16-21, and 28-30.
- “Whimsical” means means playfully or fancifully. Gilliam seems deadly serious about art.
If you don’t know a word, see if it reminds you of similar words, such as “whimsy” or “whim”. Acting on a whim is probably a phrase you know.
- Lines 16-21 and 28-30 clearly show that Gilliam disapproves of representational art.
- Lines 16-21 and 28-30 contradict this answer.
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