On Photography Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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

2. Eventually, according to this chapter, _______________ will be photographed.
(a) Nothing.
(b) All humans.
(c) Everything.
(d) The world's darkness.

3. Whitman's idea was to look beyond the idea of __________ and of ugliness to see more in the world.
(a) Beauty.
(b) Understanding.
(c) Peace.
(d) Joy.

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

5. Arbus' pictures were presented as _____________, even though the content at the time was not considered so.
(a) Perfect.
(b) Normal.
(c) Rich.
(d) Honest.

Short Answer Questions

1. As a result of being considered to be documentation, photographs yield a _______ that no other art form can yield.

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

3. In his photographs, Steichen gave ___________ material importance according to Sontag.

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

5. What was the profession or the career choice for Whitman during his time in the world?

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