Short Essay Questions Key
1. What is the significance of the title of this particular chapter of this Susan Sontag book?
2. What does Susan Sontag suggest that photography has made society do in relation to reality?
3. What has photography established, according to Sontag in this chapter in relation to how objects are seen?
4. What do photographs do to the scale of an object within the photograph and in real life, according to Sontag?
5. How are photographs usually held as definitive evidence in the world, according to Sontag?
6. On what other artistic areas does photography impose standards according to Sontag in this chapter?
7. Why is photography a democratizing experience, according to Sontag in this particular chapter of the book?
8. Are people with children more or less likely to own a camera, according to Sontag's own findings?
9. Why does Sontag believe that tourists always use cameras during their trips to new and exciting places?
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