This section provides a short description of all the major objects 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.
Bataille's Photograph - This object depicts "the death of a hundred cuts," an execution method in which the prisoner is dismembered alive.
Krieg dem Krieg - Ernst Friedrich depicts of the horrors of World War I in this work.
Newspapers - This is a type of media governed by standards for decency and rarely represents images of mass casualty.
Tabloids - This is a type of media likely to depict graphic scenes of suffering.
Vietnam - This was the first site of extended, modern journalism.
Concentration Camps - Sontag argues that...
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