Interpretation of Literature Final Exam
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Looking very closely and very carefully at the text, teasing out all of its implications.
Defamiliarize from every day to nature
Work to encode secret or hidden meaning beneath words in the texts
Interpretation based solely on feelings or opinions of the text.
Ex. The reader's emotional response to a text constitutes the best interpretation.
"Good" or "bad"
Analyze and understand texts AKA "get them to say more than they say"
The application of knowledge, whether individually or collectively, to meet culturally-conditioned physical, biological, social, and spiritual needs (real or imagined).
Specific tools, machines, instruments, etc.
VERSUS technique, the method of using technics
"humans and technics have coevoloved together"
"we think through, with, and alongside media"
Extending or outsourcing or unloading of the human perceptual sensorium into technological apparatuses.
Understanding media not just as abstracted images or remediations of older forms likes print, but as medium-specific: grounded in mathematics, physics, voltages in silicon.
Technology progresses largely outside the control of its uses, fundamentally alters how we perceive the world, and does so in a way that we are not always consciously aware of.
A genre premised on extrapolations or speculations about scientific, historical, and technological progress.
Recycled old media.
Easily stored, accessible, transformed, manipulated, and is interactive.
Technology from group presentation
Culmination of tools, electronics, weapons, etc. alone with the means of which they are produced in an attempt to further knowledge and change/manipulate the environment.
Media from group presentation
Processes inititated by the senses and takes the form of some external technological system for the purposes of gaining information about an individual's environment.
What Citizenfour is
Snowden's code name
Who Edward Snowden is and what he did
Whistleblower, revealing the US government's secret surveillance programs