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Unformatted text preview: tragedy, crime, and obstacles in life. When I first saw the photograph, the first thing that caught my eye was the message written across the building, when you take someones life, you forfeit your own. I thought about this statement and realized a murder took place here. An angry mourner might have wrote this statement as a form of revenge to the murderer. The murderer might realize the truth of this statement, since now he is spending his life in prison. This statement is a metaphor for the impact of crime in an impoverished area. The statement infers to the cold crime that took place here, the irony of vengeance and anger towards the murderer, with the eyes of Jesus staring at the bystander. This photograph reveals many clues as to what happened at this location. With just one picture, Sternfeld depicted immorality, injustice, and tragedy....
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2008 for the course ENGL 110 taught by Professor Traps during the Fall '07 term at CUNY Queens.
- Fall '07