Defend or attack John Ruskin’s assertion that “you must have the right moral state first, or you cannot have the art.”
According to Ruskin, what is the relationship between poetry and visual art?
Discuss the influence of The Stones of Venice on William Morris.
Compare the philosophies of art of Ruskin and Walter Pater.
Has Ruskin had any serious influence on artists or architects in the last several decades?
Ruskin is considered one of the great Victorian prose writers. Determine some of the characteristics of his style.