The aspects of postmodernism emerged within a time not defined by the revolution or war but by the media. Apart from modernism, postmodernism has no faith in the narratives of history or as the self as independent subject. The postmodernism is found to be interested in the instability and fragmentation while focusing on the elements of destruction of boundaries (Kim, 2012; Weston, et al., 2015). The mixture of different times along with the periods of art may have been considered as the high or low aspects and as a common practice in the work of postmodernism. This aspect of the practice is referred to as the pastiche while it is taking a subjective aspect of the globe with the identification of art.
Postmodernism has been widely used over the past two decades but trying to pinpoint one definitive meaning for the term is very difficult indeed. Taken literally, postmodernism means “after the modernist movement” yet there is something else entirely to postmodernism than that. One thing that is sure is Postmodernism is an adaptable term that can cover an extensive variety of works of art. Basic scholars use postmodernism as state of deviation for works of writing, shows, engineering, film and plan. Postmodernism was basically a response to Modernism.
Indeed, some see it not as a separate movement, but simply as a continuation of the modernist struggle. There has been a constant struggle in the society for establishing the belief that the coming age would be better than what we are living today .This struggle has reached it next level in the modern times .Not only because of the advent of industrial development and enlightenment (as in renaissance ) and the development in the approach of post modern thinkers but also because of the ideas of the pre modern precursors of ours that have left us with so much of knowledge and history to learn from that we can any day create for ourselves an ideal post modern state . Whereas modernism is associated with unquestionable truth, postmodernism questions power bases and emotionally manifested ideas behind what is called truth. The word “post
Modernism “Modern” or “modernism” can imply at least three similar meanings. On the most general level, it can mean an innovation, novelty, that is something, which is in contrast to the old, and thus it expresses a certain belief in progress. The other, more particular meaning refers to the modern period understood, from the philosophical perspective, as connected with Enlightenment thinking, rationality and the period since the 18th century that started to emphasize reason as the means of “objective” exploration of reality that is closely connected with empiricism in philosophy (John Locke, Rene Descartes, David Hume), Nesbit describes those philosophers as the “early utopian writers” as they obligated revelations about political and social
According to postmodernism, we all create our own reality and God has nothing to do with it. Denying the absolute truth, postmodernism concentrates on feelings, emotions, and reflection. Each person develops his or her own moral values which are shaped by the culture and society, but still there is a strong emphasis on self-expression and individualism. However, it has its own negative sides as numerous rewriting of history what led to the point when no one could be sure about this or that event in the past. The postmodern philosophies can be espoused in order to develop a complete and adequate science for different disciplines as, for example, nursing.
SOLE REPORT ON MODERN MOVEMENT The modern movement can be described as a philosophical or a period of change that took place from the end of 19th century and throughout the 20th century. The modern movement starts with the renaissance for the historians. Its stem “modern”, comes from the Latin word which means current. It is a cultural movement which involves changes in art, literature, music and architecture. The vast majority of attempts for alternative modes of representation in literature music art film painting and architecture have been termed modernist.
Fahey wrote a synopsis about it in a journal article. Fahey said about Mannion’s book, “today’s cultural setting and experiences require new ways of listening to the signs of the times and articulating religious teaching” (388). Pastor Gilford T. Monrose wrote about postmodernism and Christianity’s influence on each other in his essay entitled The Bible and Postmodernism. “The postmodern era is where everyone just wants to decide that they can believe in everything, in nothing, or in some things.” He also stated the most common misconception about postmodernity and Christianity’s relationship: that these two can’t take place at the same time. Their reconciliation must happen, he said, because “that is the only way the errors will be exposed.” By errors, he means the outdated things about Christianity that to a certain extent harmed
Randall B. Smith and Daniel Rowe are the authors of negative arguments of the topics, but they still talk about the characteristics of the movements and the influence the movement had on the world. Hayley A. and Anthony S. Denzer are the authors with the strongest arguments and data support. They describe the development of Modernism and its effect on the architectural development. Jackie Craven give a broader explanation of what Modernism is, she explains the basic concepts and does not go into detailed information. Some of the gaps that can be found with in my variety of sources is the lack of variety.
One thing that is certain is Postmodernism is a flexible term that can cover a wide range of art forms. Critical theorists use Postmodernism to refer to a point of deviation for works of literature, drama, architecture, cinema and design. Originally, Postmodernism was a reaction to modernism. Malcolm Barnard explains “where modernity conceived of the object in terms of production, Post modernity conceives of it in terms of consumption”. This means that all forms of art are made with the sole purpose of being ‘consumed’ and with a main target of postmodernism being to appeal to a wider audience the two go hand in hand.
The Nature of Modernism in American Literature and Film During the 19th and 20th century, new industries and a growing population bursted in the western world. With new technologies and more people came new ideas that rapidly made their ways in society. These new ideas helped shape the movement known as modernism. Modernism applied not only to the industries and technologies, but also to art. However, modernism in art encompassed a range of characteristics.