Regarding the Pain of Others Setting & Symbolism

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Bataille's Photograph

Bataille's photograph is a horrifying picture of a man suffering the "death of a hundred cuts," as he is flayed and dismembered while still alive.

Krieg dem Krieg

Krieg dem kKrieg, or "War against War," is Ernst Friedrich's uncompromising photo album covering the destruction of World War I.

Newspapers

Newspapers are the standard of mass media, defining the baseline for taste and decorum. Due to politics and propriety, newspapers seldom print photographs of war casualties.

Tabloids

Tabloids, in accordance with the guideline "If it bleeds, it leads," are more likely to present scenes of death and destruction than their more credible counterparts.

Vietnam

Vietnam was the first nation, and war, to experience the continuous war coverage of modern journalism.

Concentration Camps

Sontag points out that the German concentration camps at the end of World War II were photographed and filmed outside the context of the camps'...

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