On Photography Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Melancholy Objects.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What kind of takeover did photography's influence lead to, according to Sontag?
(a) Nihilist.
(b) Roptist.
(c) Surrealist.
(d) Realist.

2. Photography yields to viewers _____________ to look and to act as a sort of voyeur without repercussion.
(a) A desire.
(b) Permission.
(c) A push.
(d) A need.

3. Sontag defines photography as an aid to ______________ in the opening chapter.
(a) Children.
(b) Masturbation.
(c) The underworld.
(d) Criminal activity.

4. Alfred Stieglitz produced photographs which supported Whitman's ideas, termed euphoric _____________.
(a) Picarism.
(b) Humanism.
(c) Truthism.
(d) Realism.

5. Whitman wanted people to begin to see that they needed to accept the _________ within the society.
(a) Happiness.
(b) Music.
(c) Real.
(d) Horror.

Short Answer Questions

1. Arbus presented her subjects as ______________ who were a part of the universal, the opposite of Whitman's ideas.

2. What movement is capricious and inadvertent, according to Sontag?

3. Photography, like other surrealist arts, is itself ___________ and yet it is transitory, according to Sontag.

4. With the help of captions, photographs can be made to speak, but the caption is obviously ____________.

5. Arbus simply strove to present the subjects of her photographs as ____________ to the viewers.

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