The Multimediated Rhetoric of the Internet

The Multimediated Rhetoric of the Internet

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This project is a critical, rhetorical study of the digital text we call the Internet, in particular the style and figurative surface of its many pages as well as the conceptual, design patterns structuring the content of those same pages. Handa argues that as our lives become increasingly digital, we must consider rhetoric applicable to more than just printed text or to images. Digital analysis demands our acknowledgement of digital fusion, a true merging of analytic skills in many media and dimensions. CDs, DVDs, and an Internet increasingly capable of streaming audio and video prove that literacy today means more than it used to, namely the ability to understand information, however presented. Handa considers pedagogy, professional writing, hypertext theory, rhetorical studies, and composition studies, moving analysis beyond merely qusingq the web towards qthinkingq rhetorically about its construction and its impact on culture. This book shows how analyzing the web rhetorically helps us to understand the inescapable fact that culture is reflected through all media fused within the parameters of digital technology.Four out the five concern items we would expect, for instance, a place to find out more about the various Chrysler models, or a place for Chrysler owners to register for news and information such as ownersa#39; manuals. What used to be the anbsp;...

Title:The Multimediated Rhetoric of the Internet
Author:Carolyn Handa
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-12-04


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