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Unformatted text preview: 7. Which stereotype of women, discussed by art critic John Berger, applies to this image of Spiderman’s girlfriend, MaryJane in Marvel Comics: a. Romantic use of nature b. Madonna (serene mother) c. Sex-object (venus, nymph) d. Perfect Hostess (spectator’s wife ) 8. Why does essayist Susan Sontag say that capitalist societies need photographic images? Explain. 9. What does Berger say motivates people to take pictures of themselves and their loved ones in front of signs, hotels, statues, temples and other sites? 10. In a paragraph or two, explain what Berger means when he says there is “something paradoxical about the photographic image.” Give examples....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course JRL 210 taught by Professor Beeson during the Spring '08 term at WVU.
- Spring '08