I'm working on a political science exercise and need an explanation to help me learn.
Topics in American History
The visual analysis paper (1-2 pages) will engage with an image from the course.
Images to be used can be found from these articles below.
View: Martin Berger “race, civil rights, and photography”:
View / read: Gordon Parks “segregation story”
View online exhibition “Through his eyes”
Choose one image from the articles above on civil rights photography. Provide a close reading of the image. Who took the photograph? When and why? What is the first thing you notice about the photograph? How is the photographer directing your attention? Look at it carefully for details. Use this guide on analyzing a photograph offered by National Archives to provide a careful and detailed reading:
How to submit course assignment
Be sure to save the paper as a Microsoft Word, Google Document, or Pages. Do not submit a PDF. Late papers will be penalized one letter grade per day late. All papers must be double-spaced, typeset with Times or Times New Roman 12pt font, and have page numbers and one-inch margins. Format of papers should adhere to the Modern Language Association Style Manual or Chicago Manual of Style.