On Photography Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Heroism of Vision.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Photography often makes the photographer incapable of _____________ - one can either document or do something else.
(a) Intervention.
(b) Committment.
(c) Feeling.
(d) Closing their eyes.

2. _____________ is easy, rapid, and can be performed by just about anyone, according to Sontag.
(a) Carving.
(b) Photography.
(c) Sculpting.
(d) Painting.

3. Whitman wanted others to realize that the _____________ was a part of the universal.
(a) Color.
(b) Word.
(c) Individual.
(d) Image.

4. Photography, like other surrealist arts, is itself ___________ and yet it is transitory, according to Sontag.
(a) Stationary.
(b) Frozen in time.
(c) Confusing.
(d) Death.

5. As the text says, "Hobbesian man roams the streets, quite visible, with ____________ in his hair."
(a) Lace.
(b) Blood.
(c) Glitter.
(d) A ribbon.

Short Answer Questions

1. To what is photography continuously compared within the chapters of the book?

2. A photograph seems to be taken in order to guarantee that the event has actually ___________.

3. Or is photography a ________ using an incidentally mimetic process, as referenced by Sontag in the book?

4. Diane Arbus is discussed as having been one to photograph the ____________ of society.

5. Many people fear being photographed because they fear the camera's ___________ of their looks.

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