Exercise 2: Text Is Everywhere

Below is my list of everything I had read, written, seen or heard in 24 hours: The following were stories: News articles (multiple) online A couple of friends' Facebook posts were short stories about something that had happened to them Having a natter with a good friend that I hadn't seen in a while involved … Continue reading Exercise 2: Text Is Everywhere

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Exercise 1: Implications of the Textual Revolution

In the fifteenth century the printing press was invented and meant that stories that were traditionally passed on orally could be written down. Information, ideas and news reached a wider audience and the tradition of oral storytelling began to decline. What happens to a story when you take it from its source, make it permanent … Continue reading Exercise 1: Implications of the Textual Revolution