I Am Author, Hear Me Roar

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I Am Author, Hear Me Roar

To what extent can we still say that hypertext is authored? This engenders questions relating to the link itself, the nature of the network and its sociohistorical context.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of the network?
    • A. 

      Deterritorialised

    • B. 

      Acentred

    • C. 

      Non-hierarchical

    • D. 

      Subversive

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Vannevar Bush's 'memex' is like the world wide web in which of the following ways?
    • A. 

      They are both digital

    • B. 

      They were both theorised by Bush

    • C. 

      They shared the same structuring concept

    • D. 

      They are not alike

  • 3. 
    We arguably live in which of the following eras?
    • A. 

      Modernist

    • B. 

      Post(modernist/industrial/fordist)

    • C. 

      Industrial

    • D. 

      Neolithic

  • 4. 
    Hyperlinks draw on?
    • A. 

      The technical

    • B. 

      The cultural

    • C. 

      Both

  • 5. 
    Deleuze and Guattari distinguish between 'smooth' and 'striated' space. Select the true statement(s) below.
    • A. 

      Fabric is a metaphor for striated space

    • B. 

      Striated space is free and unconstrained

    • C. 

      Smooth space pertains to the local

    • D. 

      The methods are science are to striate

    • E. 

      Smooth space pertains to the qualified as opposed to the quantified

  • 6. 
    Unlike hypertexts, books are linear. Yes or no?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Both

  • 7. 
    Striation on the network exist on which of the following line(s)?
    • A. 

      Gender

    • B. 

      Economics

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Reputation

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    The world wide web...
    • A. 

      Allows for greater civil participation

    • B. 

      Cultivates the critically aware individual

    • C. 

      Represents the flight from the body in keeping with the shallow, morally degraded, and meaningless times

    • D. 

      Is an exciting new frontier to colonise

    • E. 

      Is a place beyond control

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