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Hung Nguyen Ennvir 100 AE 1. Spawned coho. Upper Sol Duc River. Washington (Eirik Johnson: Sawdust Mountain) My first impression after looking at this image was a flash of scared. The focal point of it was a dead salmon and it’s looked horribly terrible. The trees around it play a significant part to add to a more interesting yet dreadful piece of art. I am also very surprised when take a closer look to the picture. It seems that there is not enough water around for the salmon and maybe it was left there to starve until death. My guess for what the author was trying to say is that he wants to emphasize the importance of water to the biodiversity. In specific, every organisms needs water to live and grow. As a result, this image captured the cruelty of not enough water, not only for the salmon but also for the plants around it. People say art can be interpreted by an infinite amount of ways but strangely enough, I think I may have the same view of the author. If think on a larger scale, I believe that Eirik Johnson was trying to warn all of us about water security. More
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Unformatted text preview: and more fresh water are lost on Earth and its is alarming enough for us to start making decisions to fix it. Overall, it is a very fascinating image to look at because of the horrific truth it was trying to deliver. 2. Anderson and Middleton Lumber Company camp at North River, Grays Harbor County What Once Was: Picturing the Pacific Northwest. Photographer: Clark Kinsey The exhibit about picturing the Pacific Northwest is mostly about logging and fishing. This picture is a very good example of the whole display because of its unique point of view. I believe the author was trying to contrast the beautiful display of pine trees in the background with the polluted activity produced by humans during the logging period. It was clearly seen that trees was cut down to make place for railroads, along with houses. In my opinion, it just took off entirely the pureness of the forest behind it...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2010 for the course ENG 189 taught by Professor Welbeck during the Spring '10 term at Eastern Oregon.

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