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Online Pop Quiz #1 1. What is the main argument for the Rosenstone article? GOOD In the article “History in Images/History in Words: Reflections on the Possibility of Really Putting History onto Film”, Rosenstone argues that while displaying history with motion pictures has its exceptional attributes, it also its flaws which outweigh those attributes. Throughout the text he brings up important concerns he has with historians, such as being able to effectively represent historical individuals and events through media, whether history is dead or not, and oral and written history being transitioned to film, in order to point out that history on film must be held accountable to certain standards. He furthermore emphasizes the idea that historians are faced with the challenge of using the power of visual media to its full capacity. Overall, he believes that although historical films are complex in nature, they can be very effective in teaching history. 2. What is the main argument for the Jackson article? In the article “Can Movies Teach History”, Jackson argues that all cinema that is "historic," or even not "historic," serves a purpose and should not be dismissed. He highlights a notion of
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