Writing was initially affected by orality. That is, it was formulaic and worked to convey the story or message through such formulas as rhythm, repetition, structured organization, etc. This is a sort of residual orality that manifested in the literary style. Eventually, writing became more flowing prose and literature as we realized the freedom of writing since it enhanced (killed?) memory. By this I mean it was no longer necessary to organize content in such an structured, formulaic manner for the sake of recalling it. Then, we became oral again with the advent of TV, radio, electronic orality, etc. Read the rest of this entry »
What’s this all about?Initially, this blog detailed my doctorate and dissertation. I completed that life chapter and devote this blog to writing, content design, and user experience. Now, it sits, pretty much archived, yet containing much solid info.
QuotesWhat we are pleased to call Truth, is a social arrangement, not a glimpse of ultimate reality.