Photography brings up a lot of emotions and reactions from those who take photos and from those who look at photographs.
Part 1: Why do you think photography creates such intense reactions in those who view it?
Part 2: Why do you think Sontag is so passionate about photography and spreading knowledge about it?
Part 3: How do you think photography hold so much power over those who view it and those who take pictures?
In Plato's cave, the prisoners are only able to see the shadows of what is real, not the actual objects.
Part 1: Why do you think Sontag used this image to begin a discussion of photography?
Part 2: How would life be different if you could only see shadows?
Part 3: Do you think you'd like a world in which all you saw were the shadows? Why or why not?
Often, photographs are offered as evidence that something occurred...
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