JRL 210 Quiz_4

JRL 210 Quiz_4 - 7. Which stereotype of women, discussed by...

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JRL 210 Quiz #4 Photography: The Captured Moment Name_____________________________ 1. Digital photography has had a revolutionary impact upon the way photographs are ________________ and _________________. 2. Why is objectivity such a central issue with photography? Define and give examples: 3. Digital cameras allow the photographer to know what kinds of pictures they have taken instantly and whether to retake them or not. a. True b. False 4. The term _______________________ means “type,” “kind,” or “category” in French. 5. A “long shot” is a photographic term for using a slow shutter speed to blur motion. a. True b. False 6. What is the difference between a medium and a genre ? Explain and give examples.
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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.

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JRL 210 Quiz_4 - 7. Which stereotype of women, discussed by...

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