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9 Cards in this Set

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authentic

p. 2
defintion: real, true, not fake

meaning parts: not very helpful

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articulate

"Most of us...wouldn't fully articulate the reasons behind of selection of one particular [yearbook] photograph"

p. 2
definition: say, put into words

meaning parts: not very helpful

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self-consciously

p. 2
definition: to be aware of what one is doing

meaning parts: con = together; sci = to know (knowingly bringing all the things that one knows together)

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conventional

"to play a conventional role"

p. 2
definition: usual way of doing something

meaning parts: con = together; ven = to come (the way things usually come together or are done)

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dilemma

"to encounter a common dilemma"

p. 2
definition: problem with no good answer or only bad choices (and one must decide the least worst choice)

meaning parts: di = two (in a dilemma there are two are more bad choices

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to stage something

"staging portraits" p. 1
"a staged portrait" p. 3

definition: to put together as if on the stage of a theater or construct so as to catch attention

meaning parts: not very
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cheesy (slang)

"cheesy" smiles
p. 3


definition: overdone, overly dramatic
fabricated

p. 2
definition: to make or construct (often with the suggestion that something was made on the assembly line of a factory or not honest or true)

meaning parts: fabrique = factory in French

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paradoxically

"It is that amateur-like artificiality, however, that paradoxically makes home movies seem more 'real' than professional film."

p. 4
definition: containing a contradiction; being one thing and its opposite at the same time

meaning parts: para = beside, alongside; dox = opinion (having one opinion alongside or in addition to another opinion

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