During Tuesday’s class, we performed an activity similar to Exquisite Corpse. In my group, one person started out with a random sentence, then next person had to draw it, then the next person wrote a sentence for the drawing and so forth (we only saw the sentence or drawing right before us). 193 more words
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McLuhan (2013) examines the media (television, radio, phones, movies, computers, etc.) is its role in reshaping communication and society. He explains that the media is an extension of ourselves: “It is the persistent theme of this book that all technologies are extensions of our physical and nervous systems to increase power and speed” (Location no. 859 more words
Yesterday, in Electronic Media, we conducted another brainstorming exercise. We were advised to create a line of baby diapers for urban parents to purchase. Although this was an out-of-the-ordinary exercise, through mind mapping, word listing, and open discussion, we came up with a few ideas. 199 more words
Sarah Cuthill is school librarian at Clifton High School in Bristol, England and has worked in archives and libraries in universities, the arts and business, both in the UK and in Australia. 1,458 more words
It’s tough being a writer. It always has been.
In school, we’ve studied the great masters: Hemingway, Dickens, Twain, Melville, Hawthorne, the Russians giants (so much darkness and so much pain), Erich Maria Remarque (All Quiet on the Western Front; still the best war novel ever written)–there’s just so many to list! 670 more words