Tag: political

The Secret About “Public Secrets”

I was looking for a good e-literature work that I haven’t done a blog about before, so I went onto the e-lit (ELO) collection volume 2 and chose a random work. I thought “ooh, this one is about secrets, so it should be interesting!” Turns out, it really was.  Public Secrets is an E-lit work created by Sharon Daniel and…

“Up Against The Screen!”: When E-Poetry Gets Aggressive

One of the most unique aspects of electronic literature is the versatility of it’s essence. Like many other art forms, such as poetry, painting, fiction/non-fiction creative writing, and many other, Electronic Literature is a genre that allows itself the potential for reincarnation. What this means is that e-lit not only holds the potential to make art, but also the ability to reinvent the…

Political Mashups

In my Visual Rhetoric course, we talked earlier in the semester about political mashups and how they are used to twist the candidate’s words around, either just for fun with no meaning behind them,(like the Obama video with him singing “Never Gonna Give You Up”), or to be satirical like the video below with Mitt Romney singing “The Real Mitt…