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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to Sontag, photographs are held to be definitive ___________, though Sontag does not support this idea with facts.
2. Whitman strove to argue that the world should be seen as a ______________ whole, welded together.
3. Photography allows all of the goals of surrealism to conflate into a _________ art, according to Sontag.
4. The prisoners in the cave see only shadows, and thus believe those shadows are the totality of ____________.
(a) Their food.
(b) Their families.
(d) Their days.
5. Photography has made the world unable to perceive the _________ beyond the photograph, according to Sontag.
(c) Real world.
6. Whitman's idea was to look beyond the idea of __________ and of ugliness to see more in the world.
7. Photographs now impose standards of art, culture, and ________ in the world, according to this chapter.
8. Photography, like other surrealist arts, is itself ___________ and yet it is transitory, according to Sontag.
(d) Frozen in time.
9. Surrealism is bound by ________ and is dated in its contents, according to Sontag.
10. Photography idealizes subjects and makes ________ of people who are in the photographs.
11. Photographs also warp our sense of _________ as they are always minute in comparison to the real object.
12. With the help of captions, photographs can be made to speak, but the caption is obviously ____________.
13. Photography often makes the photographer incapable of _____________ - one can either document or do something else.
(b) Closing their eyes.
14. Some photographers are _________, seeking to clarify or to identify a world vision.
15. Whitman's view was challenged and entirely defeated mostly by accident by ________________.
Short Answer Questions
1. One of the things that Sontag reminds the reader is that Surrealism is not a __________ art form.
2. What did the acronym FSA stand for in relation to the most ambitious collection photographic project?
3. The camera can be used to intrude a form of _______ into leisure, within some cultures.
4. The camera's drive toward enabling _______________ use promotes the use of photography as a means of pornography.
5. Whitman believed humanity was welded together in _________________ instead of separated from each other.
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