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Unformatted text preview: communicating without being tied down by the constraints of words having specific definitions and meanings. With media as a language, I am able to perceive a movie or a television show in ways that words could not create. Furthermore, I believe to be considered completely literate, not only in the use of words but in media as well, we need to accept the language of multimedia as something equal with the language of text. Using media as a way to convey ideas gives people an alternative to the norm of using just text, allowing people to communicate, teach, learn, and even conduct research in diverse ways. This synthesis of media and text language permits us to construct new ideas and different views ultimately creating new meanings within particular contexts. I believe, like Daley, it is more than necessary to be able to not only read and write text but to read and write media....
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- Spring '08