On Photography Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through America, Seen Through Photographs, Darkly.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Photography idealizes subjects and makes ________ of people who are in the photographs.
(a) Scarecrows.
(b) Statues.
(c) Objects.
(d) Soldiers.

2. ________ Whitman is the focus of this chapter, even though he was not a photographer in his time.
(a) Joe.
(b) Walt.
(c) Terrence.
(d) Phillip.

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

4. Photography has made the world unable to perceive the _________ beyond the photograph, according to Sontag.
(a) Real world.
(b) Colors.
(c) Land.
(d) Emotions.

5. Photography also establishes what is allowable as an object of ____________, according to Sontag.
(a) Pity.
(b) Worth.
(c) Inspection.
(d) Deity.

Short Answer Questions

1. People with _________ are more likely to have cameras than people who do not have them.

2. In relation to sexuality, the very act of photography infers a perverse ________________.

3. Arbus admitted to the fact that her own work violated her own ______________ because of its content.

4. Whitman believed humanity was welded together in _________________ instead of separated from each other.

5. What are the shadows in the cave shadows of, according to the book?

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