English paper 2 final draft

English paper 2 final draft - Kamau 1 Paul Kamau Prof...

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Kamau 1 Paul Kamau Prof McIntire English 1102 28 th February 2011 The Union Between Human-Digital Interface Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them.” Alfred Whitehead. Katherine Hayles’ Electronic Literature makes an explicit argument for the incorporation of electronic literature as a genuine form of literature. She addresses the resistance to this new form of literature as well as wide incomprehension experienced by those who strongly adhere to print media. Hayles closely examines the interconnection between humans and computer technology, arguing that instead of seeing computers as “inflexible brute force machines” (44) we should focus on the inherent connection between the two, a term she defines as co evolution. Hayles describes electronic literature as a literary, a term she frequently employs to explain the nature of literature in a digital form. As a literary, it encompasses many different
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2011 for the course ENG 1102 taught by Professor Mcintyre during the Spring '11 term at Kennesaw.

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