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PrepTest 73, Passage 2, Question 10

The content delves into a specific GRE reading comprehension question that focuses on resolving a paradox related to the suspension of disbelief, particularly contrasting narrative photographs with paintings and theater.
  • Identifies the core challenge of the question as understanding and resolving a paradox concerning the suspension of disbelief.
  • Explains the paradox: paintings and theater allow for suspension of disbelief, whereas narrative photographs do not.
  • Details the process of elimination through the answer choices, highlighting why each one either exacerbates the paradox or fails to address it, leading to the identification of the correct answer.
  • Concludes that the ability of a painter to suppress details at odds with an imaginary persona explains why paintings can transcend the doubleness, resolving the paradox.
Understanding the Paradox
Analyzing the Discrepancy
Evaluating the Answer Choices
Resolving the Paradox