|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Photographs can mingle documentation with __________ rendering, according to Sontag in this chapter.
2. An audience cares about the subject being photographed, yet wants little to do with the _______________.
3. Balzac was one of many philosophers who believed that photographs are somehow permanently invasive of the process of ________.
4. Early in their history, photographs entered __________ where they were displayed in shows as were paintings.
(d) Grocery stores.
5. Sontag seems stereotype inscrutable Chinese values, smacking of the anti-Chinese ____________ in her time.
6. Chinese tastes favor well-______________ presentations within photography, according to the book.
7. What is NOT one of the things which helped to give photography a boost in popularity when it was discovered these things could be done?
8. How do beautiful things begin to seem cliched and dull? Through their ____________, things become cliched.
(b) Over exposure.
9. Both painting and photography share a devotion to traditional __________ within their finished pieces.
10. The main question becomes whether photography is a high art or if it is merely a __________ reproduction by a machine.
11. Photographs make ____________ safe and concrete, according to Sontag. Some prefer photographs to reality.
12. Others believe that photography is purely _________ and entirely devoid of interpretation in a subjective sense.
13. Painting allows for __________ vision, while photography does not require this sort of vision.
14. However, photography can also make truly beautiful things seem _________, according to Sontag.
15. In a sense, according to Sontag, photography actually helps to ____________ beauty as society defines it.
(a) Clean up.
Short Answer Questions
1. The question becomes whether photography is a ___________ process of documentation via machine, or not.
2. The film that Antonioni produced about the life of the Chinese was not shown in China until _____________.
3. Photographs cannot ___________ of something and are therefore obviously reproductive or mimetic.
4. And others believe that all proficient photographers must metaphysically ________ the object which they are photographing.
5. Who invited Antonioni to make a film about the Chinese life and its culture?
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