Author: mbarnes

Detectiveland – The life of a private eye

This game is called Detectiveland, in it, you are the private investigator, Lanson Rose, it is your job to help solve the different cases. You talked to various suspects and different clients with issues. You do so by selecting the different options given to you on the right side. It is an interactive story, so it is keyboardless unlike a…

Typomatic

This form of E-Lit is done through a photo booth, where words are generated through the use of picturing taking and word assertion. It is done so in different shapes and sizes. It caters to the combination of art and machinery, bring society back to the time of prevalence with the photo booth.  

The Computer Wore Heels

Is a story on World War II, it is a documentary turned into an interactive book. You go through the book with the experience of living through three different teenage girls. It features a number of photos, documents, and films integrated. The girls helped out through their strong ability to do math.     

Poetracking

For poetracking, it is interactive in the sense it has you draw a tree and then a poem is generate for you. Soon enough the poem and the tree disappear and you are shown trees drawn by others and their accompanying poems. These different poems dictate personality based of your drawing and drawing abilities. Example is a small tree says…

My Own Alphabet

This poem was created by a 10-year old Aleatory Funkhouser. This is a motion poem about disorder, learning new things and seeing things in different perspectives. It is a jumbled looking poem, but that is done so for a reason. It is to help out the reader and keep their mind working interactively.   

The Tower of Jezik

This reading starts off in an imaginary world, where a small boy sees someone cooking something up in a pot. It looks to what he believes might be a wizard possibly casting a spell, but in spying, he is caught by the old man and falls from his window and is knocked out. When he awareness from his knocked out…

Mrs. Wobble and The Tangerine House

Book: 1 The Mysterious Floor – by the Marino Family  Starts off as a magic book, in this novel, you must click on the different colored wordings to advance in the story. It was once a normal book, like the old dusty one’s you’re used to. It is more interactive than that as well, allowing you to select different options.…

Final Project – Youth in Electronic Literature

For this assignment, I decided to make a change of pace and change my project up completely. This assignment is focused on youth in electronic literature and it being geared towards the younger generation. In a date of prevalence concerning technology, individuals often find themselves glued to their screens and unknowledgeable of surroundings. E-Lit has tried to revolutionize its current…

A game of Praise regardless of how you play

For my assignment, I played with Nothing You Have Done Deserves Praise. The game involves you going through different levels, where you must move in different directions, or jump up or go down. As you do so, different phrases of praise appear and encouraging you to keep going further with the game. Surrounding the character and the screen was strange…

E-Poetry and its power to grab your attention

The work I decided to follow was that of E-Poetry. E-Poetry is a concept surrounding engagement with digital media. Leonardo Flores, the author, is a professor of English at the University of Puerto Rico. His areas of research are electronic literature, poetry and digital preservation. E-Poetry is interactive and captures the attention of the reader with its display. Like Marble…

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