Monthly Archives: February 2011

Whitman and Trachtenberg

      Trachtenberg suggests that photographs bring true value to historical facts.  There is no manipulation of events because a photo captures a moment of reality without alteration.  However, there is  a contradictation when he says ,”they  are vulnerable.  They have … Continue reading

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What Affects Our Perception?

                        Emerson suggests to us that “life is a train of moods” (473), as we pass through each mood we  see different things.  Does Emerson suggest  that our emotions affect  our perception of nature and the world? If  each mood … Continue reading

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