This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Image Creators - This group is responsible for the production of images and representations.
Spectators - These people observe atrocity from a position of relative safety.
Victims - These people are the subjects of the type of photograph Sontag discusses.
Governments - These are the groups who are responsible for war-making and the representation of war to the public.
Military - This is a group of individuals who wage war on behalf of a country.
The Intelligentsia - These people are scholars and theorists who discuss or debate matters in an...
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