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PrepTest 73, Passage 2, Question 10



Summary
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.
Chapters
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Understanding the Paradox
00:00
Analyzing the Discrepancy
01:47
Evaluating the Answer Choices
02:37
Resolving the Paradox