Research Blog - America, Seen Through Photographs, Darkly

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Jason Lau WRIT 039 Research Blog: America, Seen Through Photographs, Darkly 1. Says: Sontag says that all objects have equal inherent beauty and that photographs confer importance. 2. Does: This sentence states one of Sontag’s propositions which then leads into an analysis with examples that include Whitman and also other photographers. 3. Says: Sontag then discusses how Diane Arbus’s photographs do not derive value from beauty, but instead “ugly” subjects.
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Unformatted text preview: 4. Does: Sontag revolves her explanation over the work of one photographer to explain her proposition. 5. Says: Sontag says that Arbus was a photographer who saw photography as documentation rather than art. 6. Does: The Arbus example allows Sontag to discuss the relationship between the photographer and the subject. Key Words: idealized images, euphoric humanism, the unhappy conscious, collect...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2012 for the course WRIT 039 taught by Professor Stein during the Spring '08 term at UPenn.

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