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    known as reproductions. In John Berger's Ways of Seeing, Berger states that reproductions detract from the value of the paintings

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    Essay on An Analysis Of John Berger

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    Pictures Don’t Always Paint a Thousand Words John Berger makes a bold statement in saying “ No other relic or text from the past can offer such a direct testimony about the world which surrounded other people at other times. In this respect images are more precise and richer than literature,'; (Ways of Reading, 106). This statement is very untrue. Literature has been the focal point of all modern learning.. Literature lets the reader feel what the author is thinking, not just

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    Rebecca Morin Professor Foster English Composition 10th, December, 2015 Ways of Seeing by John Berger is a set of essays used to explain different techniques used in oil paintings, advertisements, and the way people look at things differently from one another. The abstract image Altera Pars by Wojciech Grzanka is a part of his surreal photo manipulation series called “It’s All In My Head”. In this image a woman clearly with two sets of arms shows that she is control of how and what she feels. Her

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    In “Ways of Seeing”, John Berger discusses how the way people interpret thoughts is largely based on other factors. In the second line of the text he says, “ The child looks and recognizes before it speaks ”(Berger 142). Berger is telling people through this line that “Seeing comes before words”(Berger 142). Children must take in their environment before they acquire a language. This even translates to when they grow up and become adults. Adults take in their surroundings before beginning to discuss

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    The way in which one views the world and forms an opinion about it is entirely based on what they have experience throughout their lives. This idea was presented in a very long winded essay by John Berger. While keeping this idea in the back of my mind I analyze image D form the Orphan Black Stills that we were provided without any prior knowledge of what story this TV show was supposed to tell. After viewing the episode in which the still I had chosen to decipher my views on what occurred changed

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    John Berger in his essay the “Ways of Seeing” reveals the master of analyzing art which he calls “mystification, the process of explaining away what might otherwise be evident”. To me Berger is teaching his audience just the ability to see the great detail of art, being able to speak about the painting and the great lengths to describe the revolution of how seeing painting has evolved throughout the years. When it comes to art looking and seeing, it has interchangeable meaning to use to describe

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    Rhetorical Analysis Essay In John Berger’s essay “Ways of Seeing,” he shares his view on how he feels art is seen. Mr. Berger explores how the views of people are original and how art is seen very differently. By comparing certain photographs, he goes on to let his Audience, which is represented as the academic, witness for themselves how art may come across as something specific and it can mean something completely different depending on who is studying the art. The author goes into details of why

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    attention, which is the concept of perspective. Around the globe, perspectives have been and are being shaped by influences in both hand sides simultaneously. Viewpoints are established and changed in both ways in the two reading Ways of Seeing by John Berger and Banking Concepts of Education by Paulo Freire. While the first half of Ways of Seeing consists of possible positive aspects of the worlds perspective, the second half consists of the negative effects that the influences of the world have on

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    should be they tend to interpret the image on those assumption, but never their own assumptions. Susan Bordo and John Berger writes’ an argumentative essay in relation to how viewing images have an effect on the way we interpret images. Moreover, these arguments come into union to show what society plants into our minds acts itself out when viewing pictures. Both Susan Bordo and John Berger shows that based on assumptions this is what causes us to perceive an image in a certain way. Learning assumption

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    Ambiguous John Berger

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    In the first episode of “Ways of seeing”, John Berger explores the change of people’s judgement and understanding of art after the invention of the camera. Throughout the video, Berger explains how a camera’s angles, distance and features, such as zoom-ins and zoom-outs can affect one’s perception of fine art and how art has become ambiguous. This essay is going to explore how the invention of the camera and its features can provide several interpretations to art pieces and images. The invention

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