WONDER #1154: Can Writing Be Art?

Question 1 of 3

The art of writing letters so as to express the beauty of what is being written in the formation of the letters themselves is called what?

  1. calligraphy
  2. word art
  3. lettering
  4. word sculpture

Question 2 of 3

What we think of as modern calligraphy got its start with what ancient people?

  1. Greeks
  2. Phoenicians
  3. Egyptians
  4. Romans

Question 3 of 3

What British artist and poet helped to revive calligraphy with his interest in beautiful penmanship?

  1. Benjamin Franklin
  2. William Morris
  3. Winston Churchill
  4. Shakespeare

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