What is your opinion on the desirability of the intersection between contemporary political and ideological struggles and works of art or literature?

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What is your opinion on the desirability of the intersection between contemporary political and ideological struggles and works of art or literature?

What is your opinion on the desirability of the intersection between contemporary political and ideological struggles and works of art or literature?Explain

 

In the realms of literature and literary criticism there is a common debate whether works of literature should aspire to transcend the time/place in which they were created (and thus become timeless works of art) or whether literature (and art in general) should respond to the circumstances of the world in which they were created. Those of the first view would argue that works of art that tie themselves to contemporary politics or ideologies cannot fulfill the classical ideals of “timeless” art while those of the second view would argue that avoiding contemporary political touchstones is in and of itself a political/ideological choice–just one that hides its perspective through tacit endorsement of the status quo.

What is your opinion on the desirability of the intersection between contemporary political and ideological struggles and works of art or literature?

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