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Art as Technique Notes

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Art as Technique Notes ENG 106

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Comprehension questions and answers for "Art as Technique" by Viktor Shklovsky. Good for essay writing.
English Composition II
Hallie Johnston
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Date Created: 02/19/16
Art as T echnique Notes 02/03/2016 ▯ How can a thing be “in front of us” and yet be invisible according to author?  Habitualization – if it’s familiar you will look past it ▯ How does habitual repetition transform perception? How does it produce important instances of forgetting?  If you are familiar with something you won’t have a great perception or reaction to it. Second nature motions ▯ ▯ What is defamiliarization?  Breaking something down – viewing it as if never seen before – presenting a concept in a way that you wouldn’t habitually consciously view it ▯ ▯ How is defamiliarization opposed to the process of habitualization?  Opposites – to get rid of habitualization you must defamiliarize ▯ ▯ What is the purpose of defamiliarization?  Making your perception of something meaningful – so you can view all aspects and details of it – has an impact ▯ Explain “An image is not a permanent referent for those mutable complexities of life which are revealed through it…” what is the purpose of an image?  He claims to give people a new perspective or perception that wouldn’t actually come to them ▯ ▯ What role does language play as a defamiliarization technique?  It forces you to think in new ways because there are so many various differentiations of language – forces you to think – make something obvious or completely new concept through the use of new and creative words – anything can be described to give a new perspective ▯ ▯


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