William Byun English 1A Tues-Thurs 10/16/2009 Understanding of Pornography Enhanced By John Berger Pornography was always a word to describe people modeling without clothes for the amusement of the viewer. But as I read several passages regarding pornography, especially John Berger's Ways of Seeing , it soon became something more of a complex, controversial art form. No longer is pornography consisted of solely flirty undressed people posing suggestively. Berger's passage has opened up my understanding of what pornography is by introducing the differences between men and women's conventions, his definitions of naked and nude, and what, in the form of pornography, draws out desire or fantasy. Berger discusses his opinions between men and women that, although some parts many people may disagree with, stimulates the mind to think about why men and particularly women act the way they do. Berger says that a woman has to constantly keep in mind of how she looks and how she acts because how she looks is important to her goal in life, which naturally and
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