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Blog Post 4

Position and legibility of text are two attributes creatively experimented by the sources “Diagrammatic Writing” and “Great Rock and Roll Pauses” . The writings in these texts appear…

Typography and Visual Elements

I enjoyed reading both Egan and Drucker’s pieces and examining entirely new ways of presenting ideas through both type and visual elements. I enjoy reading webcomics and  manga…

Typographic Storytelling

In Diagrammatic Writing, by Johanna Drucker, I learned how just changing font, spacing, and placement of paragraph, titles, and margains can have subtle but dramatic changes for the…

Typographic Storytelling

I loved both Diagrammatic Writing and Great Rock N’ Roll Pauses. Diagrammatic Writing reminded me a lot of the book House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski. They…

Blog 3 – “Great Rock n’Roll Pauses”

After reading, “Great Rock n’Roll Pauses” by Jennifer Egan and “DIAGRAMMATIC WRITING” by Johanna Drucker, I absolutely had no idea that you could create such awesome stories, truly, by…

Using Type as a Visual Tool

Reading through Johanna Drucker’s piece “Diagrammatic Writing” and then reading through Jennifer Egan’s work “Great Rock and Roll Pauses” I am intrigued by the way type can be…

Blog Post 3

Fargo, directed by the Coen brothers, is a movie with concepts that are fittingly similar to concepts often found in Greek tragedies. It’s plot structure, character developments, and…

Fargo & Aristotelian Tragedies

It is surprising to know that a more modern tragedy can bare so many similarities to that of an Aristotelian Tragedy.  Fargo is set in Minnesota in the…

Fargo and Aristotelian tragedies

Fargo has many of the hallmarks of a classic Aristotelian tragedy. Like many films, Fargo, uses the story template that has been used since the times of the…

Blog 2 – “Fargo” as an Aristotelian tragedy.

According to Aristotle, a Tragedy will consist of six separate parts. First, we have the plot which could be thought of as the soul of a tragedy, and…