The Pain Of Others Susan Sontag Analysis

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From Reading The Pain Of Others by Susan Sontag, Sontag explores the relationship between war pictures and war. What do war pictures actually help our society to prevent war? She says, “It was, how in your opinion are we to prevent war?” (Page 4) “We” then becomes an aim to her discussion because “we” are the power to prevent war. She figures out and says, “That ‘we’ would include not just the sympathizers of a smallish nation or a stateless people fighting for its life, but-a far lager constituency-those only nominally concerned about some nasty war taking place in another country.” In her opinions, this “we” audiences (include me) nominally cares about war because “we” audiences enjoy the privilege of safety and they don’t realize the privilege
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