This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Susan Sontag - This person was an American essayist, novelist, filmmaker, and the author of the monograph ON PHOTOGRAPHY. Throughout the text she provides very little biographical information other than remembering a few topical anecdotes about interacting with photographs at various life stages.
Alfred Stieglitz - This person was an American photographer discussed at some length in Chapter 2 of the text. This person worked to create photographs of items or persons he deemed significant in some way, and he was instrumental in making photography an acceptable art form.
Walker Evans -...
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