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Eight Week Quiz G

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Image-World.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Like modern art, according to Sontag, photography lowers ___________ in those who view it.
(a) Inhibitions.
(b) Understanding.
(c) Sensitivities.
(d) Trust.

2. However, photography can also make truly beautiful things seem _________, according to Sontag.
(a) Innocent.
(b) Cliche.
(c) Happy.
(d) Dense.

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

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

5. A photograph can only convey ____________of something, but gives no real information about the subject.
(a) A word.
(b) A sense.
(c) A picture.
(d) A shape.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whitman sought in his work to find _____________ between the differences which exist.

2. Some photographers are ___________, seeking to document and visually examine the world.

3. Balzac was one of many philosophers who believed that photographs are somehow permanently invasive of the process of ________.

4. In later times, photography came to be viewed as an art, then as a high art, and today it is esteemed as a modern __________.

5. Photographs appropriate place and identity by the act of _________ reproduction, according to Sontag.

(see the answer key)

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