Category: Fourteen

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.   

Ask Me for the Moon

 Ask Me for the Moon was created in 2005, by an English professor at the University of Hawaii named John David Zuern. This project is digital poem created in Adobe Flash using juxtaposed images, words, and sounds. All the things I just stated help to create the feeling of the labor behind the scenes at a Hawaii resort. The text of the piece plays over the faded…

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…

Watch your cholesterol

In this piece of electronic literature, “Tasty Gougère” Helen Burgess takes her own spin on Taroko Gorge by adding an edible element to the poem.  She remixed the piece to now have words of unhealthy nature such as fatty, butter, pastry, herbs, crusts, brie and so on. She also put a warning on the side that would tell the level of…

Panorama Diorama

“What We Will” (2004) is an interesting piece of electronic literature for a number of reasons. Firstly, it’s hard to figure out, which makes it a fun challenge. Secondly, think of the movie “Inception”. You may have to play it a few times before you actually figure it out, and even then it still blows your mind. Not only is this…

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