Susan Sontag’s Regarding the Pain of Others Main Points

Pictures are the only way we can get a feel for what

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Unformatted text preview: old. Sontag makes the point that expectation of photographic evidence serves as the very notion of atrocity a. Example i. The mounds of skulls in Pol Pot’s Cambodia and mass graves 1. I agree with this claim because the images of these inhumane acts shows the world of the true hatred of people and the full experience of war, rather than someone’s view of war Sontag makes an interesting point about that all memory is individual and irreproducible a. Example i. Pictures are the only way we can get a feel f...
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