What do the photographs suggest about life during the Great Depression?
Analyzing Photography from the Great Depression, http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/fsa/requests.html
Choose two photos and analyze
—-(Links to an external sitePlease answer the following questions in an informal 1 ½ – 2-page essay:
- What do the photographs suggest about life during the Great Depression? Please be specific and use examples from the photographs.
- Do the photographs convey a single message about the Depression, or are they diverse (or even conflicting) in their orientations/viewpoints/depictions of the period?
- What do you think the photographers were trying to achieve by taking these photographs?
- Please conclude your essay with at least one question for discussion. Choose a question that you think will both enlighten and enliven your discussion section