Unformatted text preview: doesn’t necessarily destroy the “aura” of the piece, diminishing its value as a work of art, as it does not add any new interpretations to the original. Problem statement 3 Photographs are accepted to be objective, which is the main reason they are commonly used as evidence in law. It is their “passivity” as Sontag puts it, which actually leads to the notion that they represent the truh as it is. Yet there are many photographs that distort the truth so obviously that they actually emphasize the line between representations and reality....
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2008 for the course ENGL 114 taught by Professor Raymondmalewitz during the Fall '08 term at Yale.
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