On Photography Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Photography allows all of the goals of surrealism to conflate into a _________ art, according to Sontag.
(a) Universal.
(b) Mimetic.
(c) Fine.
(d) Understanding.

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

3. Some photographers are ___________, seeking to document and visually examine the world.
(a) Scientists.
(b) Teachers.
(c) Students.
(d) Moralists.

4. Arbus presented her subjects as ______________ who were a part of the universal, the opposite of Whitman's ideas.
(a) Groups.
(b) Freaks.
(c) Families.
(d) Individuals.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Arbus' pictures were presented as _____________, even though the content at the time was not considered so.

2. As the text says, "Hobbesian man roams the streets, quite visible, with ____________ in his hair."

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

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

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

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