Think About It!

Feel free to participate in a class-wide "think forward" forum. (There are no wrong answers.)

After viewing the lesson, please respond to the question below. Take a look at the painting first!

What do you think is so "mysterious" about this painting? Think about the effect it has on you...how does it make you feel?

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7 months ago
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I think that what is most mysterious and what makes me feel most surprised about this painting is the fact that the birds are coming out of the leaves as if they were created by the leaves. At the same time as this artwork gives me a sense of shock and mystery it also gives me a sense curiosity to learn and know more about this painting and its true meaning.

7 months ago
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It is mysterious because the birds are leaves, but they are a family and the tall one looks like it's flying the mystery to me is that the birds look so curious to me. 😎

7 months ago
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I think it is mysterious that a family of birds are leaves. It is a really cool and interesting painting because it's not really something an artist would think of doing.

7 months ago
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I think it is mysterious that the birds are one with the leaves. It makes me know that Magritte is a very mysterious, creative person.

7 months ago
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This painting is strange because it is, a combination of doves, and a plant. I think that the painting is telling that animals, and plants are one in the same. This painting makes me remember that plants are living things.

7 months ago
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It's mysterious because you are trying to decide if they are leaves that look like birds, or birds that look like leaves.

7 months ago
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For me, its seems mysterious because it gives off a calm, quiet, eerie feeling when I look at it. It also could have many different meanings or stories behind it, so thinking about mystery behind it could lead to many different thoughts and opinions about it. Another thing is that it sort of has a illusion and abstract theme to me so you can even look at it differently.For example, you could see it as plants growing in to bird like forms or birds blending into the plants so there's a lot of different possibilities of what is actually going on in the painting and what is means so it could be considered mysterious.

7 months ago
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The painting is mysterious because the birds are disguised as leaves.

7 months ago
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The painting seems mysterious because you can't tell if it is birds looking leaves or leaves looking like birds. It is cool because it is look a family of birds.

7 months ago
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In my own personal opinion, it seems to be a mystery. The painting seems to look like leaves shaped into birds so to speak. The reason I am saying this is , because it gives off a calm, quiet, strange feeling when I look at it. It also could have many different meanings or stories behind it. This painting actually could lead to many different thoughts and opinions to each and every person. In addition, it sort of has an illustration and abstract theme to make a person to look at it different angles. For an example, you could see it as plants growing in to a bird like form or birds that are blending into the plants. Thus, a person could say that there is a lot of different possibilities of what is actually going on in the painting and what it truly means. So then, the painting could be considered a true mystery. I do have to say it is an awe-inspiring painting in my own personal opinion. (It is beautiful in the eyes of the beholder). (It can arouse a person's curiosity for sure).

Jacob A Howard Grade 6