U is for (Artistic) Unity

A piece of literature or work of art is deemed to be unified when all its elements combine to make a complete, balancedIMG_0173 and harmonious whole, working together for the achievement of its purpose.

Nothing irrelevant to this central purpose (often called theme) is included, nothing essential to it is omitted and the parts are arranged in the most effective order for the achievement of its raison d'etre.

Here are some things that might happen if we were to attempt to apply this concept of artistic unity to our lives.

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